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Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Charles A. Perrone


This volume explores how recent Brazilian lyric engages with its counterparts throughout the Western Hemisphere in an increasingly globalized world. The study focuses on the years from 1985 to the present and examines poetic output—from song and visual poetry to discursive verse—across a range of media. At the core of the author's work are in-depth examinations of five phenomena: the use of the English language and the reception of American poetry in Brazil; representations and engagements with U.S. culture, especially with respect to film and popular music; epic poems of hemispheric solidarit ... More

Keywords: Brazilian lyric, Western Hemisphere, globalized world, poetic output, media, Tropicalia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034218
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034218.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles A. Perrone, author
University of Florida