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On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Sara Brandellero

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book studies the work of João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920-99), one of Brazil's foremost poets of the 20th century and a unique voice within Brazilian Modernism. It concentrates on the poet's later ... More


A Pedagogy for Modernity: Brazilian Modernism and Heitor Villa-Lobos Revisited

Sandro R. Barros

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter demonstrates the dynamic cultural and racial mixing of post-independence Brazil. This offers a stunning backdrop for inquiry into modernism’s occasional collusion with oppressive ... More


Mário de Andrade’s Antropofagia and Macunaíma as Anti-Imperial Scene of Writing

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Mário’s own deployment of the cannibal allegory his novel, Macunaíma (1928), and then by offering a rereading of the relationship between a particular chapter of the novel, ... More


Decolonizing Consumption and Postcoloniality: A Theory of Allegory in Oswald de Andrade’s Antropofagia

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an exploration of the decolonial possibilities in works by the Brazilian Modernist movement of the early twentieth century – Antropofagia [Anthropophagy] – namely key works by ... More


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