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 dominance.
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(229mm x 150mm x 19mm)
University of Minnesota Press
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Author Biography - Lucia Sa
Lucia Sa is assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Stanford University.