Ideologia Da Cultura Brasileira 1933 1974

Autor: Carlos Guilherme Mota
Publisher: Editora 34
ISBN: 9788573264050
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Sem pretender-se um estudo exaustivo da história das idéias brasileiras no largo período recortado (1933-1974), este ensaio expõe os fundamentos ideológicos em que se apóia boa parte das interpretações do Brasil, identificando como um de seus alicerces a visão senhorial da sociedade, que celebra a conciliação, a 'cordialidade' e o caráter pretensamente incruento de nossa história.

Homenagem A Alexandrino Severino

Autor: Margo Milleret
Publisher: Host Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924047084
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Alexandrino Severino helped make the Portugese department at Vanderbilt University one of the best in the nation. His life and work took him to four continents on both sides of the Atlantic world. In addition to seminal books on Fernando Pessoa, Severino published articles on a wide array of topics from language teaching to English literature. This volume of essays is a tribute to a scholar who not only shaped his field of study, but all the people who came into contact with him.

Brazil In The Making

Autor: Carmen Nava
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742537576
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This innovative volume traces Brazil's singular character, exploring both the remarkable richness and cohesion of the national culture and the contradictions and tensions that have developed over time. What shared experiences and memories give its citizens their sense of being Brazilian? What metaphors and stereotypes of identity have emerged? The contributors—a multidisciplinary group of U.S. and Brazilian scholars—offer a fresh look at questions that have been asked since the early nineteenth century and that continue to drive nationalist discourse today. Their chapters explore Brazilian identity through the interlinked concepts of texts, facts, sights, and sounds, offering a compelling analysis of how nationalism functions as a social, political, and cultural construction in Latin America.

Black Into White

Autor: Thomas E. Skidmore
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822381761
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Published to wide acclaim in 1974, Thomas E. Skidmore's intellectual history of Brazilian racial ideology has become a classic in the field. Available for the first time in paperback, this edition has been updated to include a new preface and bibliography that surveys recent scholarship in the field. Black into White is a broad-ranging study of what the leading Brazilian intellectuals thought and propounded about race relations between 1870 and 1930. In an effort to reconcile social realities with the doctrines of scientific racism, the Brazilian ideal of "whitening"—the theory that the Brazilian population was becoming whiter as race mixing continued—was used to justify the recruiting of European immigrants and to falsely claim that Brazil had harmoniously combined a multiracial society of Europeans, Africans, and indigenous peoples.

Exiles Allies Rebels

Autor: Dave Treece
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313311253
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Tracing the parallel history of official indigenist policy and Indianist writing, this study explores the encounter between literature and politics in Brazil's Indianist movement from 1750 to 1889 and reveals the central role of the Indian in constructing the self-image of state and society under Empire.

Brutality Garden

Autor: Christopher Dunn
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469615703
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In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicalia. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new listeners, however, make the connection between this music and the circumstances surrounding its creation, the most violent and repressive days of the military regime that governed Brazil from 1964 to 1985. With key manifestations in theater, cinema, visual arts, literature, and especially popular music, Tropicalia dynamically articulated the conflicts and aspirations of a generation of young, urban Brazilians. Focusing on a group of musicians from Bahia, an impoverished state in northeastern Brazil noted for its vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture, Christopher Dunn reveals how artists including Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, and Tom Ze created this movement together with the musical and poetic vanguards of Sao Paulo, Brazil's most modern and industrialized city. He shows how the tropicalists selectively appropriated and parodied cultural practices from Brazil and abroad in order to expose the fissure between their nation's idealized image as a peaceful tropical "garden" and the daily brutality visited upon its citizens.

Brazilian Communism 1935 1945

Autor: John W. F. Dulles
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292771665
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The Brazilian Communist Party was one of the largest Communist parties in Latin America until its split and dissolution in the 1990s. Although not granted legal status as a political party of Brazil until 1985, the Partido Comunista Brasileiro (PCB) has been tolerated by that country's regime. Such governmental tolerance of the PCB was not always the case. In the past, the regime of Getúlio Vargas practiced savage forms of repression against Brazilian leftists, whose "Red extremism" was cited by both government leaders and the press as sufficient cause for Vargas' adoption of the most extreme measures. Brazilian Communism, 1935–1945 is an objective and remarkably comprehensive account of the Brazilian Communist Party's struggle to survive those days of repression. From his prison cell, PCB leader Luís Carlos Prestes guided the Party's quarreling factions. All who were associated with the Left shared a common enemy: the police, who used the most brutal forms of torture to extract information about leftist activities. Young Elza Fernandes, companion of the PCB's secretary general, was one whom the police interrogated. Suspecting that she had betrayed them, the Party itself arranged her murder. Dulles' vivid account of this violent chapter in Latin American history is based on exclusive interviews with leading activists of the period and exhaustive research in the archives of both the PCB and the Brazilian police. The results make fascinating reading for Latin Americanists, historians of World War II, and students of international Communism alike.

The Muffled Cries

Autor: Nancy T. Baden
Publisher: University Press of Amer
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The Muffled Cries presents a multidisciplinary, historical, overview of the role of the writer and literature during Brazil's military dictatorship between 1964 and 1985. Nancy T. Baden brings together numerous sources, including personal interviews, periodicals, and books translated into English for the first time, to expose the ironies, subtleties, and complexities of the Brazilian cultural milieu under authoritarianism. She explores Brazilian fiction and poetry within this historical framework, in order to portray the role of the writer within the cultural context based on self-perception and the views of others. Baden also examines the official and unofficial controls imposed by the state and the effects they had on the literature produced. Following the varying phases of authoritarianism, she found many experimental techniques and exaggerated realism in use as a method of showing resistance by revealing the underlying sociopolitical problems, and protesting against the military. This ground-breaking work provides much new insight into the history and literature of Brazil from 1964 to 1985.