Browse Dept. of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese by Subject "Brazil"
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Gender at its limits: the erotic and the political in fictional Mexican and Brazilian 20th century texts (2013-02-03)This dissertation analyzes the representation of the erotic and sexuality in works of Mexican and Brazilian fiction in the twentieth century. I examine how the erotic motif influences the construction of gender and ...
(2012-09-18)Tropicália was a Brazilian cultural revolution in the 1960s that operated in various artistic fronts including cinema, music, photography, theatre, and design. Although Rogério Duarte was one of the principal mentors of ...
Race under dictatorship: the political articulation of blackness in the Dominican Republic and Brazil (2013-05-28)The dissertation examines literary and journalistic representations of blackness under the authoritarian regimes of Rafael Trujillo (1930-61) in the Dominican Republic and the Ditadura Militar (1964-85) in Brazil. I argue ...