Rain Forest Literatures
Amazonian Texts and Latin American Culture
By (author) Lucia Sa
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Rain Forest Literatures by Lucia Sa
Book DescriptionA redrawing of the lineage of Brazilian and Spanish-American literatures, this book advocates an understanding of the relationships between cultures as a process of "transculturation" rather than "acculturation"-a process that emphasizes the often-ignored impact of the peripheral culture on the one that assumes dominance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816643240
(236mm x 158mm x 24mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 10-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lucia Sa
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Eight essays by Euclides da Cunha, author of Os Sertoes, about his trip through the Amazon in 1905, written to bring to life the Brazilian hinterlands to the urban citizens.
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A redrawing of the lineage of Brazilian and Spanish-American literatures, this book advocates an understanding of the relationships between cultures as a process of "transculturation" rather than "acculturation"-a process that emphasizes the often- ignored impact of the peripheral culture on the one that assumes.
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Author Biography - Lucia Sa
Lucia Sa is assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Stanford University.
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