Negritude as a theme in the poetry of the Portuguese-speaking world
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Negritude as a theme in the poetry of the Portuguese-speaking world by Richard A. Preto-Rodas

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Published by University of Florida Press in [Gainesville] .
Written in English


  • Portuguese literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Portuguese literature -- Themes, motives.,
  • Negritude (Literary movement),
  • Race awareness in literature.,
  • Blacks -- Race identity.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Richard A. Preto-Rodas.
SeriesUniversity of Florida humanities monograph, no. 31, University of Florida monographs., no. 31.
LC ClassificationsPQ9034.N4 P7
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4445980M
ISBN 100813002974
LC Control Number79107879

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book. Negritude as a Theme in the Poetry of the Portuguese-Speaking World; Negritude As a Theme in the Poetry of the Portuguese-Speaking World (University of Florida Monographs. Humanities, No. ) Membership. He is the author of Negritude as a Theme in the Poetry of the the Portuguese-Speaking World (UPF, ). He is the coauthor with Alfred Hower of the UPF edition of Cronicas Brasileiras and of Carlos Drummond de Andrade: Quarenta Historinhas e Cinco Poemas (UPF, ) and Empire in Transition: The Portuguese World in the Time of Camoes (UPF. Additional information on José Craveirinha can be found in R. A. Preto-Rodas, Negritude as a Theme in the Poetry of the Portuguese-Speaking World (), and Russell G. Hamilton, Voices from an Empire: A History of Afro-Portuguese Literature (). exemplified in Negritude. His, is of course not the only critique of Negritude in the Black world; Negritude has had a legion of critics, the most famous perhaps being Wole Soyinka. Most of its critics refer non-theless to the importance of Negritude, an importance which this study seeks to analyse, and, in its con c l u s i o n, to assess.