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Cannibal modernities
Luís Madureira

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Cannibal modernities
postcoloniality and the avant-garde in Caribbean and Brazilian literature
Luís Madureira.

Published 2005 by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Lapses in taste : antropofagia as the primitive aesthetic of underdeveloped Brazil
In the land of the great serpent : the poetics of national development and the sublime topography of the Amazon
God in the machine : primitivism, national identity, and the question of technology in Mário de Andrade's Macunaíma
Cannibal allegories : cinema novo and the "myth" of popular cinema
The shadow cast by the Enlightenment : the Haitian revolution and the naming of modernity's other
The marvelous royalty of Henri Christophe's kingdom : cultural difference and the temporality of underdevelopment
"Something new in a decaying world" : Alejo Carpentier's El siglo de las luces, or, The signs of progress on the margins of history.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-247) and index.

New World studies


Library of Congress
PN849.C3 M333 2005, PN849.C3 M333 2005

The Physical Object

x, 254 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
0813923751, 081392376X
LC Control Number
Library Thing
979848 4358739

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