Download Machado de Assis: Toward a Poetics of Emulation (Studies in by João Cezar de Castro Rocha,Flora Thomson-DeVeaux PDF

By João Cezar de Castro Rocha,Flora Thomson-DeVeaux

This booklet deals another reason behind one of many middle dilemmas of Brazilian literary feedback: the “midlife drawback” Machado de Assis underwent from 1878 to 1880, the results of which was once the writing of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas, in addition to the awesome construction of his mature years—with an emphasis on his masterpiece, Dom Casmurro.

At the guts of this substitute clarification, Castro Rocha situates the fallout from the luck loved through Eça de Queirós with the e-book of Cousin Basílio and Machado’s lengthy texts condemning the writer and his paintings. Literary and aesthetic rivalries come to the fore, taking into account a brand new theoretical framework according to a literary appropriation of “thick description,” the tactic proposed through anthropologist Clifford Geertz. From this technique, Castro Rocha derives his key speculation: an unexpected end result of Machado’s response to Eça’s novel used to be a go back to the classical inspiration of aemulatio, which led Machado to strengthen a “poetics of emulation.”

Show description

Read Online or Download Machado de Assis: Toward a Poetics of Emulation (Studies in Violence, Mimesis, & Culture) PDF

Best philosophy criticism books

Maria Zambrano. Desde la sombra llameante (El Ojo del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition)

María Zambrano (1904-1991) se plantea desde sus primeros escritos los angeles relación entre filosofía y poesía, consolidando, junto al concepto de «razón vital», de Ortega y Gasset, el de «razón poética». A través de su aproximación a l. a. expresión lírica y l. a. mística, los angeles pensadora hace tomar cuerpo en el texto a las palabras de Wittgenstein: «la filosofía no es una doctrina, sino una actividad».

Know Thyself: An Essay on Social Personalism

Comprehend Thyself: An Essay in Social Personalism proposes that social Personalism can most sensible offer for self-knowledge. within the West, self-knowledge has been sought in the framework of 2 dominant highbrow traditions, order and the rising self. at the one hand, old and medieval philosophers dwelling in an orderly hierarchical society, ruled via honor and disgrace, and reinforced by way of the metaphysics of being and rationalism, believed people achieve self-knowledge via uniting with the floor in their being; as soon as united they'd comprehend what they're, what they're to be, and what they're to do.

The Emergency of Being: On Heidegger’s “Contributions to Philosophy”

"The center of heritage, for Heidegger, isn't really a chain of occurrences however the eruption of value at severe junctures that convey us into our personal by means of making all being, together with our being, into an pressing factor. In emergency, being emerges. "—from The Emergency of BeingThe esoteric Contributions to Philosophy, usually thought of Martin Heidegger's moment major paintings after Being and Time, is essential to any interpretation of his proposal.

The Evidence of Evolution: Uncovering the Faulty Science of Dawkins' Attack on Creationism

“There’s most likely No God. Now cease caring and revel in Your existence. ” This used to be the slogan plastered on billboards, buses, and benches throughout London to advertise the Out crusade spearheaded through professor Richard Dawkins. for many years, animal behaviorist and world-renowned atheist, professor Dawkins has attacked creationism and denounced the claims of the Bible.

Extra resources for Machado de Assis: Toward a Poetics of Emulation (Studies in Violence, Mimesis, & Culture)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 27 votes