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Personagens sempre na moda

Silva, ACSD (2008) Personagens sempre na moda A Tarde, Salvador, Brazil.

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Abstract

This article explores the thematic relationship between Machado de Assis' Quincas Borba and the fashion part of A Estação. The Brazilian author turns into fiction the aspirations of his readers by portraying “changing society” (Gledson), in which individuals crave European goods, imitate the habits of the elite to acquire status or to climb the social ladder or to avoid a downfall. The articles shows that the author knew his readers very well and took advantage of this fact to write a novel that would appeal to the subscribers of A Estação, but one that was also ironic.

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Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > English and Languages > Languages and Translation
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2012 13:46
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:43
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/728096

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