Ethics, Aesthetics, Modernism, and the Primitive in P.K. Page's Brazilian Journal
- Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
- Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal
- Volume 46, Number 1, March 2013
- pp. 53-75
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This essay aligns Page's representations of Brazil with modernist responses to ostensibly primitive cultures, arguing that Page participates in a version of ethnographic salvage or a recuperation of exotic cultures within an idealized, timeless state.