Cover

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pp. 1-1

Title Page, Copyright

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pp. 2-5

Contents

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pp. v-vi

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Acknowledgments and Note on Translations

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pp. vii-viii

This book would not have been completed without the collaboration and support of a number of individuals and institutions. I would like to first thank my colleagues in the Department of ...

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Introduction: This Our Disunion

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pp. 1-6

In a 1993 call-to-arms for comparative Luso-Hispanic studies, evocatively titled "Down with Tordesillas!," the critic Jorge Schwartz observes the "problem of integrating" Brazil into a ...

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1. Counterposing Nossa and Nuestra América

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pp. 7-55

...plain how this broad interest finds focus in the context of this identity—an inquiry that in turn leads writers like José Enrique nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a series of decades in mony, the problem of Brazil’s place in Latin America predates this period, and continues to be relevant today. Consequently, I ...

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2. José Enrique Rodó: “Iberoamérica,” the Magna Patria, and the Question of Brazil

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pp. 57-86

Uruguayan writer-critic José Enrique Rodó (1871–1917), best literary and intellectual figures.1 Ariel, published to acclaim narratives of legitimation [. . .] propagated by literature at the (1878), a “philosophical” sequel to the play2 —to make an darity. Rodó’s thinking exists at the crossroads of philosophical ...

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3. Joaquim Nabuco: Monarchy’s End and the “South Americanization” of Brazil

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pp. 87-134

...diplomacy, and social activism during the later years of Brazil’s that followed. Nabuco, the son of a prominent liberal politician tant contributions to Brazilian intellectual history, including four-volume biography of his father, the statesman José Tomás Balmaceda (1895), originally published in Brazil as a series of ...

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4. Alfonso Reyes: Culture, Humanism, and Brazil’s Place in the American Utopia

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pp. 135-182

It is difficult to properly convey the extent of the contribution written record he left in the twenty-six volumes of the Fondo de on the history of ideas, politics, diplomacy, travel, language, wrote his own poetry (including a poetic rewriting of the legend most of Homer’s Iliad. Among the preferred topics of Reyes’s ...

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5. Sérgio Buarque de Holanda: Obscured Roots of Rodó in Raízes do Brasil

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pp. 183-210

A tentativa de implantação da cultura européia em extenso território, dotado de condições naturais, se não adversas, largamente estranhas à sua...

Appendix: English Translations

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pp. 211-217

Notes

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pp. 219-240

Works Cited

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pp. 241-252

Index

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pp. 253-264

About the Author

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pp. 265-265