Brazil under construction : fiction and public works / Sophia Beal
- Beal, Sophia, 1982-
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- New directions in Latino American cultures
- An introduction to the fiction of public works -- Conquering the dark: literature, lighting, and public space in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1900s -- The spectacle of light: a public works company in southeastern Brazil (1906-1971) -- Brasília: the real and promised city in 1960s Brazilian literature -- Fiction and massive public works during the Brazilian military regime (1964-1985) -- São Paulo's failed public works in Ferréz's Capão pecado and Luiz Ruffatois Eles eram muitos cavalos.
- 9781137322470 (hardback : alk. paper), 1137322470 (hardback : alk. paper), and 9781137322487 (e-book)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-183) and index.
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