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Author Daniel, G. Reginald, 1949-
Title Machado de Assis : multiracial identity and the Brazilian novelist / G. Reginald Daniel.
Published University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  PQ9697.M18 Z594 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 330 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Machado de Assis: the critical legacy -- Neither Black nor white: the Brazilian racial order -- The mulatto author: the literary canon and the racial contract -- Black into white: racial identity and the life of Machado de Assis -- The public racial text: racial identity and the writings of the unknown Machado -- The meta-mulatto: racial identity and the writings of Machado de Assis -- The hidden racial text: racial identity and the writings of Machado de Assis -- Toward literary independence: national identity and the writings of Machado de Assis -- The transformative vision: seeing with the third eye -- Machado de Assis: from romantic realism to impressionism -- Epilogue: Machado de Assis: an alternative interpretation/ G. Reginald Daniel with Gary L. Haddow.
Summary "Examines how racial identity and race relations are expressed in the writings of Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908), Brazil's foremost author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Machado de Assis, 1839-1908 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Race in literature.
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
ISBN 9780271052465 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271052465 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 764586579