Nossa and Nuestra América
Publication Year: 2007
Published by: Purdue University Press
Title Page, Copyright
Acknowledgments and Note on Translations
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 ...
Introduction: This Our Disunion
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 ...
1. Counterposing Nossa and Nuestra América
...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 ...
2. José Enrique Rodó: “Iberoamérica,” the Magna Patria, and the Question of Brazil
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 ...
3. Joaquim Nabuco: Monarchy’s End and the “South Americanization” of Brazil
...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 ...
4. Alfonso Reyes: Culture, Humanism, and Brazil’s Place in the American Utopia
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 ...
5. Sérgio Buarque de Holanda: Obscured Roots of Rodó in Raízes do Brasil
A tentativa de implantação da cultura européia em extenso território, dotado de condições naturais, se não adversas, largamente estranhas à sua...
Appendix: English Translations
About the Author
Page Count: 228
Publication Year: 2007
Series Title: Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures
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