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Misplaced ideas : essays on Brazilian culture

Author: Roberto Schwarz; John Gledson
Publisher: London : New York : Verso, 1992.
Series: Critical studies in Latin American culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"Misplaced Ideas" spans the 19th and 20th centuries, and examines the life and work of Brazil's most influential novelist, Machado de Assis, as well as Brazilian film, poetry, theatre and music.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwarz, Roberto.
Misplaced ideas.
London ; New York : Verso, 1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Schwarz; John Gledson
ISBN: 0860913821 9780860913825 086091576X 9780860915768
OCLC Number: 27433833
Language Note: Translation of As idéias fora do lugar.
Notes: Essays and papers, translated from Portuguese and French, previously published in various publications between 1974 and 1991.
Description: xx, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Brazilian culture --
Misplaced ideas --
Beware of alien ideologies --
Importing of the novel to Brazil and its contradictions in the work of Alencar --
Machado de Assis --
Complex, modern, national and negative --
Poor old woman and her portraitist --
Ẁho can tell me that this character is not Brazil?' --
Cart, the tram and the modernist poet --
Culture and politics in Brazil, 1964-1969 --
Cinema and The Guns --
On A Man Marked Out To Die --
Is there a third world aesthetic? --
Anato Rosenfeld, a foreign intellectual --
Historic landmark --
Chico Buarque's new novel.
Series Title: Critical studies in Latin American culture.
Responsibility: Roberto Schwarz ; edited with an introduction by John Gledson.


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