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Cultural Exchanges between Brazil and France / Edited by Regina R. Félix and Scott D. Juall.

Other author/creatorFelix, Regina R.
Other author/creatorJuall, Scott D., 1966-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWest Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2016]
Descriptionvii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Comparative cultural studies
Contents Introduction to Cultural Exchanges between Brazil and France / Regina R. Felix and Scott D. Juall -- Part One. Early French Visions and Revisions of Brazil -- Representing the Tupinambá and the Brazilwood Trade in Sixteenth-century Rouen / Amy J. Buono -- The Myth of the Noble Frenchman and the Politics of Friendship and Enmity in Sixteenth-century Brazil / Luciana Villas Bôas -- The "Other" Brazil of Léry and Lévi-Strauss / Susan L. Rosenstreich -- Bernardin's L'Amazone as a Post-Enlightenment Brazilian Utopia / Christophe Ippolito -- Part Two. French Ideological Moves in Brazil -- Critical Transfers between Brazil and France and the Nineteenth-century Press / Andre Caparelli -- Temporalities of Travel in Cunha and Lévi-Strauss / Javier Uriarte -- The French University Mission to Brazil, Racial Theory, and the Formation of a New Social Science Paradigm / Andrew R. Dausch -- Part Three. Reciprocal Transformations between Brazil and France -- Brazilian Bandidos after French Anti-Heroes / Maryam Monalisa Gharavi -- Niemeyer's Headquarters for the French Communist Party, 1965-80 / Vanessa Grossman -- Racing Masculinities and Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, and the Specter of Death / Bécquer Medak-Seguin -- Neto's Leviathan Thot in the Panthéon, a Phallocentric Performing Theater / Samantha E. Wilson -- Part Four. Thematic Bibliography.
Scope and content "Brazil and France have explored each other's geographical and cultural landscapes for more than five hundred years. The Brazilian je ne sais quoi has captivated the French from their first encounter, and the ingenuity à francesa of French artistic and scholarly movements has intrigued Brazilians in kind. Ongoing Brazil-France interactions have resulted in some of the richest cultural exchanges between Europe and Latin America. In Cultural Exchanges between Brazil and France, leading international scholars evaluate these reciprocal transnational explorations, from the earliest French interventions in Brazil in the sixteenth century to the growing mutual influence that the nations have exerted on one another in the twenty-first century. Original interdisciplinary essays examine cross-cultural interactions and collaborations in the social sciences, intellectual history, the press, literature, cinema, plastic arts, architecture, cartography, and sport. The comparative cultural method used in these analyses deepens the collective treatment of crucial junctures in the long history of often harmonious, but also sometimes ambivalent and occasionally contentious, encounters between Brazil and France"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 211-217) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016013855
ISBN9781557537461 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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