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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Machado de Assis' Balas de Estalo: humour and politic in Imperial Brazil
Author: Ramos, AFC
Abstract: This article examines Machado de Assis' participation, under the pseudonym Lelio, in the collective series Balas de Estalo, published between 1883 and 1886 in the periodical Gazeta de Noticias. In the middle of urban change context, of immigration, abolitionism, 'Balas de Estalo' helped the creation of a political project based on the decline of the country's main institutions, such as monarchy, Catholic Church and slavery. The subject of this research is to understand how Machado de Assis took part in this collective series, how be created his character Lelio and, finally, which was his view of the imperial politics in the late 19(th) century.
Subject: Empire
Brazilian press
Brazilian history
Imperial politics
Country: Brasil
Editor: Univ Estadual Paulista-unesp
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2008
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