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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Whiter shades of pale. “Coloring in” Machado de Assis and race in contemporary Brazil

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

FLYNN A. (1) ; CALVO-GONZÁLEZ E. (2) ; MENDES DE SOUZA M. (3) ;
(1) Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, ROYAUME-UNI
(2) Univ. Federal da Bahia, Bahia, BRESIL
(3) University of Auckland, Auckland, NOUVELLE-ZELANDE

Abstract

The AA. analyse the “Coloring in” Machado de Assis’ text story “Pai contra mãe” and race in contemporary Brazil. First, they argue that whiteness has become increasingly established in Brazilian public discourse as a naturalized category and reveal the extent to it has come to be seen as nonnegotiable and fixed. Second, they develop an anthropological reading of whiteness by pointing to the inherent differences between perspectives of race as a process and perspectives of race as a fixed and naturalized given

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Latin American research review / ISSN 0023-8791

Editor : Latin American Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA - ETATS-UNIS (1965)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 48, no3 [pp. 3-24]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 2 ill.

Language

Anglais

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