THE PEARL NECKLACE. TOWARD AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF BRAZILIAN TRANSITION DISCOURSE.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1992. First edition 8vo, bds, 177p, dj, notes,bibl, index, clean pages, tight spine. Good Hardcover 0813011051 In analyzing eight works of fiction written between 1850 and 1950, the author reevaulates the Brazilian literary canon, stressing the authoritarian undercurrent in much of that country's cultural discussion and rejecting the idea that literature has been a force for positive social change. Translated fom the Portuguese by Aparecida de Godoy Johnson. (Item ID: 147482)