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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... de Martinha.” Obra completa .Vol. 3 . Rio de Janeiro: Aguilar, 1959 . 638 –39. Former Colonies: Local or Universal? Roberto Schwarz The starting point of my ongoing research was the acknowledgment of a wide dis- agreement. The international recognition of Machado de Assis’s work, which...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... index | volumes 42:2, 42:3, 43:1 199 de Assis, Machado du Maurier, George, II: 400 “O punhal de Martinha,” III: 100 Trilby, I: 304 De Forest, John Dubey, Madhu, II: 361 “The Great American Novel,” I: 284...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 167–174.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the basis of how “O punhal de Martinha” incorporates and supplements “the novel” writ large. But the joke allowing Machado’s apparently local story to rethink the European novel it so art- fully tries and fails to imitate is short lived. Moretti has already gone a long way toward destabilizing...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 338–350.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Rome , recasting Lucrece as the locally notorious Martinha. This appropriation of the classical story of the rape of Lucrece performs “a reversal,” in Schwarz's view, “of well-nigh unimaginable effect.” Machado uses this ironic reversal of European culture and colonial subject matter to give...