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Author Alencar, José Martiniano de, 1829-1877.

Title Iracema [electronic resource] : a novel / by José de Alencar ; translated from the Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers ; with a foreword by Naomi Lindstrom ; and an afterword by Alcides Villaça.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 148 pages).
Series Library of Latin America
Library of Latin America.
Summary 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.
Contents Cover; Contents; Series Editors' General Introduction; Foreword; Translator's Note; Iracema; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; VII; VIII; IX; X; XI; XII; XIII; XIV; XV; XVI; XVII; XVIII; XIX; XX; XXI; XXII; XXIII; XXIV; XXV; XXVI; XXVII; XXVIII; XXIX; XXX; XXXI; XXXII; XXXIII; Notes; Letter; Afterword;
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Subject Tupi Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Chronological Term 1500-1599
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Landers, Clifford E.
Added Title Iracema. English
Other Form: Print version: Alencar, José Martiniano de, 1829-1877. Iracema. English. Iracema. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000 0195115473 (DLC) 99045927 (OCoLC)42437085
ISBN 9780199761685 (electronic bk.)
019976168X (electronic bk.)