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Title Cultural exchanges between Brazil and France / edited by Regina R. Félix and Scott D. Juall
Published West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series Comparative cultural studies
Comparative cultural studies.
Contents 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 -- Critical transfers between Brazil and France and the nineteenth-century press / André Caparelli -- Fora da ordem, or on time and 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 -- Brazilian Bandidos after French antiheroes / Maryam Monalisa Gharavi -- Niemeyer's headquarters for the French Communist Party, 1965-1980 / Vanessa Grossman -- Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, and the specter of death / Bécquer Medak-Seguín -- Neto's Leviathan Thot in the Panthéon, a phallocentric performing theater / Samantha E. Wilson
Summary "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 Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject International relations and culture -- Brazil -- History.
International relations and culture -- France -- History.
Brazil -- Relations -- France.
France -- Relations -- Brazil.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Felix, Regina R., editor
Juall, Scott D., 1966- editor
ISBN 1612494609 (electronic bk.)
1612494617 (electronic bk.)
9781612494609 (electronic bk.)
9781612494616 (electronic bk.)
(paperback : alk. paper)
(paperback : alk. paper)