By Prof. Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond
White Negritude analyzes the discourse of mesti?agem (mestizaje, m?tissage, or "mixing") in Brazil. fascinated about Gilberto Freyre's sociology of plantation family members, it interrogates the relation of strength to writing and canon formation, and the emergence of an exclusionary, ethnographic discourse that situates itself because the gatekeeper of African "survivals" in decline. Taking Freyre's master/slave paradigm as some degree of departure for theorizing a selected kind of racial and authorial impostery, this e-book analyzes the development of race and raced writing in Brazil in terms of U.S. identification politics and Caribbean "mestizo projects."
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