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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


Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Kaira M. Cabañas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Throughout the history of European modernism, philosophers and artists have been fascinated by madness. Something different happened in Brazil, however, with the “art of the insane” that flourished ... 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


Documenting Popular Modernism

Fernando Luiz Lara

in The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032894
eISBN:
9780813038605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032894.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter begins with a documentation of popular modernism and a description of the methods that were used to collect case study data. It then discusses the physical characteristics of modernist ... More


Introduction: Toward Discomfort

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction offers an overview of the book and describes how it proposes a historical and theoretical account of how modern and contemporary art developed in dialogue with the creative work of ... 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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