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São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

David William Foster

Abstract

The author brings an intense curiosity and lifelong familiarity to this unique examination of the cultural tapestry of São Paulo, the largest city in South America and the second largest in Latin America. Examining everything from the poetics of Mário de Andrade to the Eisner Award-winning graphic novels of Fabio Moon and Gabriel Bá, his book paints a portrait as colorful and multifaceted as the city it reveals. The author offers representative examples of poetry, fiction, graphic art, photography, film, and social commentary to introduce readers to some of the most important cultural dimensio ... More

Keywords: São Paulo, Mário de Andrade, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Bá, poetry, fiction, graphic art, photography, film, writers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813036656
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036656.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David William Foster, author
Arizona State University