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Entre experimentalismo e representatividade

As variantes de Amar, Verbo Intransitivo

Eugenio Lucotti    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    



Mário de Andrade (1893-1945) was one of the leading figures of Brazilian Modernism. His novel Amar, Verbo Intransitivo, first published in 1927, appeared in 1944 in a second, reworked edition: the article aims to highlight the hermeneutic paths suggested through a collation of the two texts, stressing how their formal feature differs according to a new aesthetic sensibility developed in Andrade’s thought. It will be emphasized also how divergences such as a renewed language and an alteration in the narrator’s role enable a deeper comprehension of the novel’s significance.

Keywords: Mário de Andrade. Modernism. Amar, Verbo Intransitivo. Variants. Editions.

Language: pt

Submitted: Jan. 17, 2019   Accepted: March 6, 2019   Published: Sept. 26, 2019  

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/AnnOc/2499-1562/2019/01/009

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