Literatura e resistência: Alfredo bosi e a crítica (fora do Brasil)

Translated title of the contribution: Literature and resistance: Alfredo Bosi and the criticism (outside of Brazil)

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Th is article aims at putting Alfredo Bosi's work in dialogue with well-known theoretical trends in the English-speaking academia. I trace the steps I've taken to make some of Bosi's refl ections available to an English-speaking audience, and raise a few questions: In the discussion on the "coloniality of power," which brings together "Postcolonial" and "Subaltern Studies", can Bosi's criticism play a role? What contribution can his "counter-ideological" critique make to an academic environment radically diff erent from the one where it originated? Can a subaltern academic fi eld speak? Finally, I focus on some of the foundations of Bosi's view and conclude with a discussion of the place of the margins in his thought, thus identifying what makes it at once distant from and close to a deconstructionist claim on the transitory nature of the subaltern subject.

Translated title of the contributionLiterature and resistance: Alfredo Bosi and the criticism (outside of Brazil)
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)64-75
Number of pages12
JournalLuso-Brazilian Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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