Visions of Modernity: Brazilian Vanguard Texts of the Interwar Period
This paper discusses publications produced by Brazilian Modernist (avant-garde) literary groups during the 1920s. Drawing upon Art Deco aesthetics, the artists sought to establish new forms of national identity.
||Latin American Literature, Brazilian Literature, 20th Century, Avant-garde Aesthetics, Modernism, Art Deco, Primitivism
The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.111-130.
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Patricia A. Soler is completing her dissertation on twentieth-century Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC. Her current research focus explores the relationship between early twentieth-century Brazilian literature and art. She is also a Teaching Assistant of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and is the president of the graduate student association for her department. She will co-chair her department’s second annual graduate student conference, GRAPHSY (http://www8.georgetown.edu/departments/spanport/Graphsy/CallForPapers.htm), this fall.
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