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Jorge Amado : new critical essays

Author: Keith H Brower; Earl E Fitz; Enrique E Martinez-Vidal
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Latin American studies (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides critical thinking on one of Brazil's most prolific and widely read novelists for his English-speaking audience, providing an introduction and chronology of his life and a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jorge Amado; Jorge Amado; Jorge Amado
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith H Brower; Earl E Fitz; Enrique E Martinez-Vidal
ISBN: 0815320833 9780815320838 0815339321 9780815339328
OCLC Number: 44794861
Description: ix, 291 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Religion and revolution : the allegorical subtext of Capitaes da areia / Cathleen E. Anderson --
Ambiguity lost : Jorge Amado's amorte de Quincas Berro Dágua on film / Keith H. Brower --
Striking a balance : Amado and the critics / Bobby J. Chamberlain --
Gabriela, clove and cinnamon : rewriting the discourse of the natives / Joanna Courteau --
Malandro heaven : Amado's utopian vision / Paul B. Dixon --
Bitter harvest : violent oppression in Cacau and terras do sem fim / Sandra L. Dixon --
Dressing down the warrior maiden : plot, perspective, and gender ideology in Tereza Batista cansada de guerra / Ellen H. Douglass --
Vox populi in the novels of Jorge Amado and John Steinbeck --
Earl E. Fitz --
Character in spite of her author : Dona Flor liberates herself from Jorge Amado / Elizabeth Lowe --
Jorge Amado and the classical tradition / Enrique Martinez Vidal --
Jorge and Zélia Amado's long visit to Pennsylvania State University in 1971 / Gerald Moser --
Early Jorge Amado / Celso Lemos de Oliveira --
From Lundu and Modinha to Samba de Enredo and MPB : popular music and the fiction of Jorge Amado / Charles A. Perrone --
Questioning Jorge Amado's fictional women-of-color : Tereza Batista as legend or heroine? / Susan Canty Quinlan --
O sumico da santa [The war of the saints] / Cristina Sáenz de Tejada --
A post-colonial reading of a colonized Malandro / Carmen Chaves Tesser --
Hibridity vs pluralism : culture, race, and aesthetics in Jorge Amado / Nelson H. Vieira --
Immanemt Imp : humor in the later works of Jorge Amado / Jon S. Vincent.
Series Title: Latin American studies (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Keith H. Brower, Earl E. Fitz, Enrique Martínez-Vidal.

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