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Interiors and Narrative: The Spatial Poetics of Machado de Assis, Eca de Queiros, and Leopoldo Alas

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by
Estela Vieira

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 261 pages

File size: 3.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This comparative study is the first to bring together three of the most important writers of the Luso-Hispanic 19th century: Machado de Assis (Brazil), Eca de Queiros (Portugal), and Leopoldo Alas (Spain). It offers new readings of their well-known masterpieces, while uncovering a novel literary and political significance of the interior space in realist fiction. his is the first full-length study to juxtapose three renowned writers of the less known but incredibly important Luso-Brazilian and Spanish literary traditions while at the same time dealing with a thematic concern unexplored by the existing criticism of these major authors.

This comparative study is the first to bring together three of the most important writers of the Luso-Hispanic 19th century: Machado de Assis (Brazil), Eca de Queiros (Portugal), and Leopoldo Alas (Spain). It offers new readings of their well-known masterpieces, while uncovering a novel literary and political significance of the interior space in realist fiction. his is the first full-length study to juxtapose three renowned writers of the less known but incredibly… (more)

This comparative study is the first to bring together three of the most important writers of the Luso-Hispanic 19th century: Machado de Assis (Brazil), Eca de Queiros (Portugal), and Leopoldo Alas (Spain). It offers new readings of their well-known masterpieces, while uncovering a novel literary and political significance of the interior space in realist fiction. his is the first full-length study to juxtapose three renowned writers of the less known but incredibly important Luso-Brazilian and Spanish literary traditions while at the same time dealing with a thematic concern unexplored by the existing criticism of these major authors.

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