Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures
Daniel F. Silva
Daniel F. Silva is Assistant Professor of Portuguese at Middlebury College and is the author of 'Subjectivity and the Reproduction of Imperial Power: Empire’s Individuals' and co-editor of 'Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis' as well as 'Lima Barreto: New Critical Perspectives'.
1. Decolonizing Consumption and Postcoloniality: a Theory of Allegory in Oswald de Andrade’s Antropofagia
2. Mário de Andrade’s Antropofagia and Macunaíma as Anti-Imperial Scene of Writing
3. Toward a Multicultural Ethics and Decolonial Meta-Identity in the Work of Fernando Sylvan
4. Untranslatable Subalternity and Historicizing Empire’s Enjoyment in Luís Cardoso’s Requiem para o Navegador Solitário
5. Imperial Cryptonomy: Colonial Specters and Portuguese Exceptionalism in Isabela Figueiredo’s Caderno de Memórias Coloniais
6. Spectrality as Decolonial Narrative Device for Colonial Experience in António Lobo Antunes’s O Esplendor de Portugal
7. Decolonizing Hybridity through Intersectionality and Diaspora in the Poetry of Olinda Beja
8. Transgendering Jesus: Mário Lúcio’s O Novíssimo Testamento and the Dismantling of Imperial Categories
'Prof. Silva’s manuscript will fill an important gap in Lusophone and postcolonial studies. It is an original study that groups together an important group of texts and discusses them in relation to their critical positionality regarding colonialism and coloniality.'
Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta, The University of Kansas
Size: 239 × 163 mm
Publication: August 17, 2018
Series: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 18