Citizenship and Crisis in Contemporary Brazilian Literature

  • Authors
  • Leila Lehnen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 1-21
  3. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 23-71
  4. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 73-120
  5. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 121-158
  6. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 159-191
  7. Leila Lehnen
    Pages 193-198
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 199-252

About this book


Considering how literary texts address the transformations that Brazil has undergone since its 1985 transition to democracy, this study proposes that Brazilian contemporary literature is informed by the struggle for social, civil, and cultural rights and that literary production has created spaces for historically disenfranchised communities.


democracy human rights transformation

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44721-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31336-2
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