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Race and color in Brazilian literature

by David Brookshaw

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brazilian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Brazilian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Blacks in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Brookshaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ9523.B57 B713 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 348 p. ;
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708398M
    ISBN 100810818809
    LC Control Number86000961

      Literary Race. The theme of race has been and continues to be hotly debated in the modern world. Questions of whether race is a biologically determined grouping of characteristics or whether it is merely a socially constructed means of classifying and dividing people are still asked in every field imaginable, including science, legal studies, politics, and . Literature, Race and Ethnicity is a text-anthology of American literature organized around issues of race and d into nine units, the anthology gives focus to issues of race and ethnicity faced by members of different communities. Located at every section opening, introductions help readers to see issues within the general ideas of race and ethnicity.

    Race After Abolition. Brazil eliminated slavery with the total emancipation law of , leaving the country with an enormous population of free people of color. Brazilian intellectuals had to contend with a predominantly North Atlantic discourse on race. transforming the relationship between race, racism and power" (Delgado & Stefancic, , p. 2). Critical race theorists attempt to inject the cultural viewpoints of people of color, derived from a common history of oppression, into their efforts to reconstruct a society crumbling under the burden of racial hegemony (Barnes, ).

    Brazilian literature is, as a result, also multifaceted, making it a fascinating record of people, places and times. During the colonial period (which extended from the ’s to the ’s), the literary community of Brazil explored epic poetry, religious text and a fair amount of the satirical and secular genres.   This is a blockbuster of a book. To a topic—Brazilian race relations—historically fraught with ambiguity, uncertainty, and disagreement, it brings clarity, logic, and lucidity, not to mention several truckloads of data. The result is the most important work on race in Brazil since Gilberto Freyre's seminal The Masters and the Slaves ().Author: George Reid Andrews.


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With its unique combination of sophisticated demographic analysis, ethnographic research and cross-national comparisons, this book will have a significant impact on the now burgeoning literature on Brazilian race relations and, more generally, comparative race relations Professor Telles' multi-method approach will become a standard reference Book Edition: Course Book.Brazilian Literature The following entry discusses Brazilian literature, both colonial and national, as it reflects the vast variety of ethnic backgrounds present in that nation, developing in.