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- DescriptionMisplaced Ideas spans the 19th and 20th centuries, and examines the life and work of Brazil's most influential velist, Machado de Assis, as well as Brazilian film, poetry, theatre and music. Among the themes that run through the text are the dangers of nationalism, the West's attraction for exotic backwardness and the tion of Third World literature.
- Author BiographyRoberto Schwarz, born in Vienna in 1938, grew up in Sao Paulo, studying there and later in the United States and France. His books in English include Two Girls, Misplaced Ideas: Essays on Brazilian Culture and A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism, the central component of his study of Machado.
- Author(s)Roberto Schwarz
- PublisherVerso Books
- Date of Publication27/07/1992
- SubjectCultural Studies
- Series TitleCritical Studies in Latin American Culture S.
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintVerso Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight327 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Translated byJohn Gledson
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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