Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (PLCS) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal that publishes original research related to the literatures and cultures of the diverse communities of the Portuguese-speaking world from a broad range of academic, critical and theoretical approaches.
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 13/14
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 13/14
The Author as Plagiarist — The Case of Machado de Assis
Guest editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2005 . 672 pp. 6 x 9"
Literary Fiction / Brazil / Literary Criticism - Caribbean & Latin American

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-10-8

Table of Contents of The Author as Plagiarist — The Case of Machado de Assis

  • Introduction: Machado de Assis—The Location of an Author – João Cezar de Castro Rocha
  • Machado de Assis’ Reception and the Transformation of the Modern European Novel – Earl E. Fitz
  • Dress and Female Intelligence: Intertextuality in Esau and Jacob – Pedro Armando de Almeida Magalhães
  • Readings of Balzac in Twentieth-Century Brazil: The Case of Machado de Assis – Gilberto Pinheiro Passos
  • The Shandean Form: Laurence Sterne and Machado de Assis – Sergio Paulo Rouanet
  • Machado de Assis, Critic of Eça de Queirós—A Symptomatic Misunderstanding – João Camilo dos Santos
  • Hamlet the Brazilian Way (Machado, Reader of Shakespeare) – Sandra Guardini T. Vasconcelos
  • Machado de Assis, a Contemporary Writer – João Almino
  • Machado and Modernism – Raúl Antelo
  • Machado de Assis on Popular Music: A Case for Cultural Studies in Nineteenth-Century Latin America – Idelber Avelar
  • Raymundo Faoro, Reader of Machado de Assis – Alfredo Bosi
  • Around My Room and Around Life – Antonio Candido
  • Fictionalizations of the Reader in Machado de Assis’ Novels – Hélio de Seixas Guimarães
  • The Cannibal Metaphor in Machado de Assis – K. David Jackson
  • The Skeptical Paradox in Machado de Assis – Gustavo Bernardo Krause
  • Machado and the Cost of Reading – Marisa Lajolo and Regina Zilberman
  • The Development of a Skeptical Life—View in the Fiction of Machado de Assis – José Raimundo Maia Neto
  • The Place of Machado de Assis in the Present – Daniel Piza
  • Machado de Assis: A Keen Look at Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Identity – Maria Aparecida Ferreira de Andrade Salgueiro
  • Master among the Ruins – Michael Wood
  • The Beautiful Form of Sadness: Machado de Assis' Memorial de Aires – Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
  • Four Stomachs and a Brain: An Interpretation of Esaú e Jacó – Stephen M. Hart
  • How is the Second Life of Brás Cubas Different from His First One? – Victor J. Mendes
  • Absence of Time: The Counselor’s Dreams – Pedro Meira Monteiro
  • The (Lack of) Feeling of What Happens: Machado de Assis' Dom Casmurro – Karl Ludwig Pfeiffer
  • Irony in Machado de Assis' Dom Casmurro: Reflections on Anti-Tragic Cordiality –Kathrin H. Rosenfield
  • Strategies of Deceit: Dom Casmurro – Marta de Senna
  • Some Unknown Chapters of the First Version of Quincas Borba Serialized in A Estação – Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva
  • Sentimental Commerce and Moral Accountancy in Memórias póstumas de Brás Cubas – Bluma Waddington Vilar
  • Picturing Machado de Assis
  • The Paradox of the Alienist – Abel Barros Baptista
  • Under the Guise of Science – Ivo Barbieri
  • Paradigms at Play: The Short Stories of Machado de Assis – Paul Dixon
  • The Short Story in the Works of Machado de Assis and Horacio Quiroga: A Material Aesthetic? – Pablo Rocca
  • “Rosebud” and the Holy Grail: A Hypothesis for Re-Reading Machado de Assis’ Short Stories – João Cezar de Castro Rocha
  • Machado de Assis, the Apprentice Journalist – Cristiane Costa
  • Machado de Assis and Nationalism: The Americanas Case – José Luís Jobim
  • The Poetry of Machado de Assis – Cláudio Murilo Leal
  • Crônica in Fifteen Themes – Ana Miranda
  • Quincas Borba in A Estação – Marcus Vinicius Nogueira Soares
  • A Season in Casa Verde – Alfred MacAdam
  • Machado de Assis in English: A Selected Bibliography – K. David Jackson
  • Machado de Assis – José Saramago
  • Machado de Assis in Portugal – Arnaldo Saraiva
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