Reading Rio De Janeiro

Reading Rio De Janeiro

Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

eBook - 2016
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'Reading Rio de Janeiro' blazes a new trail for understanding the cultural history of 19th-century Brazil. To bring the social fabric of Rio de Janeiro alive, Zephyr Frank flips the historian's usual interest in literature as a source of evidence and, instead, uses the historical context to understand literature. By focusing on the theme of social integration through the novels of Jose de Alencar, Machado de Assis, and Aluisio Azevedo, the author draws the reader's attention to the way characters are caught between conflicting moral imperatives.
Publisher: Stanford, California :, Stanford University Press,, [2016]
Copyright Date: Ă2016
ISBN: 9780804797306
0804797307
0804757445
9780804757447
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 229 pages) : illustrations, maps

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