Iracema

Iracema

A Novel

eBook - 2000
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Jose de Alencar's prose-poem Iracema, first published in 1865, is a classic of Brazilian literature--perhaps the most widely-known piece of fiction within Brazil, and the most widely-read of Alencar; s many works. Set in the sixteenth century, it is an extremely romantic portrayal of a doomed live between a Portuguese soldier and an Indian maiden. Iracema reflects the gingerly way that mid-nineteenth cenury Brazil dealt with race mixture and multicultural experience. Precisely because of its nineteenth-century romanticism, Iracema strongly contributed to a Brazilian sense of nationhood--contemp.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780199761685
019976168X
0195115473
9780195115475
0195115481
9780195115482
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 148 pages).
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Additional Contributors: Landers, Clifford E.

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