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Social satire in Brazilian literature

Nola Kortner Aiex

Social satire in Brazilian literature

seventeenth-nineteenth century.

by Nola Kortner Aiex

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Published by University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977.

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Open LibraryOL13802725M

satire, term applied to any work of literature or art whose objective is ridicule. It is more easily recognized than defined. From ancient times satirists have shared a common aim: to expose foolishness in all its guises—vanity, hypocrisy, pedantry, idolatry, bigotry, sentimentality—and to effect reform through such exposure. João Gilberto Noll is a hero of Brazilian literature, and translator Edgar Garbelotto is a local author and friend of Unabridged; if you’re looking Our book club will meet to discussTentacle on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7PM. Copies are available for purchase at Using SciFi/Horror/Comedy to create social satire can be tricky, as an author.


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