TITLE

LAB CANNIBALS: RESISTANCE AND CONTAGION IN SONHOS TROPICAIS

AUTHOR(S)
WALDEMER, THOMAS P.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Romance Notes;Spring2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p351
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of Brazilian author Maocyr Scliar's book "Sonhos tropicais" is presented. The landscape of Brazil is discussed as being both pathogenic and barred from progress. The article also mentions Brazil's director of public health policy Oswaldo Cruz. Also mentioned in the article are European sciences, modernist cannibal motifs, modernity in 20th century Brazil, and upper class opposition to medicine's tyrannical potential.
ACCESSION #
34286326

 

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