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On literature and society

Author: Antônio Cândido; Howard Saul Becker
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An English translation of essays by the Brazilian sociologist and man of letters, Antonio Candido. The papers cover a wide range of topics, including Brazilian and European literature, the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antônio Cândido; Howard Saul Becker
ISBN: 0691036292 9780691036298 0691036306 9780691036304
OCLC Number: 31045884
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: xxiv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: On vengeance --
Catastrophe and survival --
Four waitings --
Repression's truth --
Dialectic of malandroism --
An outline of Machado de Assis --
Literature and underdevelopment --
Criticism and sociology : an attempt at clarification --
Teresina and her friends.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Antonio Candido ; translated, edited, and introduced by Howard S. Becker.
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"This book is a welcome contribution to Brazilian and Latin American literature. Becker's fluid translation skillfully communicates the clarity and subtlety of the Portuguese original."--"Choice"

 
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