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space in constitution – is the construction of the national. One of the most important books about the constitution of Brazilian literature, written by the renowned Brazilian critic Antonio Candido, uses its own title to point to such an idea: Formação da Literatura Brasileira : Momentos Decisivos

In: Immigrant and Ethnic-Minority Writers since 1945
Author: Gonzalo Aguilar

of Writing , Carlos Mendes de Sousa considers this statement as the particular strength of Lispector’s fiction, “the first and most radical affirmation of a non-place in Brazilian literature,” and in the Deleuzian reading he does of her work, speaks of deterritorializing effects (14). It is

In: Journal of World Literature

project, the “shared desire,” to build a truly national Brazilian literature. Machado – as he is commonly referred to in Brazil – praised the Romantic, “Indianist” literature that in the hands of the poet Gonçalves Dias, the novelist José de Alencar and others flourished in the decades following Brazil

In: Journal of World Literature
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies
This study analyses how immigrant and ethnic-minority writers have challenged the understanding of certain national literatures and have markedly changed them. In other national contexts, ideologies and institutions have contained the challenge these writers pose to national literatures. Case studies of the emergence and recognition of immigrant and ethnic-minority writing come from fourteen national contexts. These include classical immigration countries, such as Canada and the United States, countries where immigration accelerated and entered public debate after World War II, such as the United Kingdom, France and Germany, as well as countries rarely discussed in this context, such as Brazil and Japan. Finally, this study uses these individual analyses to discuss this writing as an international phenomenon.

Sandra R.G. Almeida, Maria Zilda F. Cury, Sarah De Mul, Sneja Gunew, Dave Gunning, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Martina Kamm, Liesbeth Minnaard, Maria Oikonomou, Wenche Ommundsen, Marie Orton, Laura Reeck, Daniel Rothenbühler, Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Wiebke Sievers, Bettina Spoerri, Christl Verduyn, Sandra Vlasta.
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies
In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies