Resisting Boundaries: The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Resisting Boundaries

The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil, 1st Edition

By Eva P. Bueno

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402 pages

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Description

This book consists of the study of five Brazilian novels produced in the last decades of the nineteenth century: O mulato (1881), O cortigo (1890), both by Aluisio Azevedo, A came (1888), by Julio Ribeiro, Bom-Crioulo (1895), by Adolfo Caminha, and Dona Guidinha do Pogo (1897) by Manoel de Oliveira Paiva. These novels, traditionally considered naturalist, portray tensions caused by the realignment, or, better still, the sudden visibility of people such as strong women, blacks, mulattoes, and homosexuals in Brazilian fiction.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. O mulato, or, "O sangue gritava-lhe" 2. O cortigo, or, "A feroz engrenagem daquela maquina terrivel" 3. A came, or, "De maos atadas" 4. Bom-Crioulo, or, "Contra si proprio" 5. Dona Guidinha do Pogo, or, "A letra da lei estava morta"

About the Author

Eva P. Bueno

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General