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Writing identity : the politics of contemporary Afro-Brazilian literature

Author: Emanuelle Oliveira
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2008.
Series: Purdue studies in Romance literatures, v. 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the connections between artistic production and political action. This book focuses on the politics of the black movement and the literary production of a Sao Paulo-based group of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oliveira, Emanuelle.
Writing identity.
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608613869
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emanuelle Oliveira
ISBN: 9781557534859 1557534853
OCLC Number: 123391120
Description: xi, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Afro-Brazilian Literature and Political Action 1 --
Chapter 1 Afro-Brazilians: Politics, Culture, and Identity 13 --
New Social Movements and the New Challenges of Identity 13 --
The Black Movement in Brazil: The Racial Identity Quagmire 20 --
The Black Movement in Brazil: Black Resistance to Dominant White Discourses 28 --
Chapter 2 Cadernos Negros: Politics and Literature 39 --
The Black Press in the 1970s: The Resurgent Black Discourse 39 --
Cadernos Negros from 1978 to 1980: The Search for a Black Collective Identity 50 --
Chapter 3 Cadernos Negros and Quilombhoje: Afro-Brazilian Literature Revisited 71 --
Cadernos Negros and the Field of Literary Production: The Authors and the Critics 72 --
Reflexoes and Criacao crioula: Rethinking Cadernos Negros's Literary Production 99 --
Chapter 4 Quilombhoje Authors and the Brazilian Canon 111 --
Poetry and Social Critique: Revisiting the Canon 111 --
Narrative and Social Literature: The Role of Race 138 --
Chapter 5 Quilombhoje Women's Writings: The Politics of Race and Gender 165 --
Empowering Black Women: Beyond Black and Feminist Movements 165 --
A Poetics of Resistance: Miriam Alves and Black Women's Identity 178 --
Esmeralda Ribeiro's Prose: From Social to Magical Realism 190 --
Conclusion: Afro-Brazilian Literature in a Democratic Society 207 --
Appendix 1 Afro-Brazilian Writers: A Small Biography 217 --
Appendix 2 Cadernos Negros 220 --
Appendix 3 "Livros do Autor" 222 --
Appendix 4 Essays 223.
Series Title: Purdue studies in Romance literatures, v. 41.
Responsibility: Emanuelle K.F. Oliveira.
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