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Representations Of The Portuguese In American Literature

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Characterized as the silent minority, the Portuguese have had a varied and checkered presence in American literature. Representations of the Portuguese in American Literature materially enhances our understanding of a field that until now only a handful of readers had noticed. Ranging from considerations of nineteenth and twentieth century canonical writers such as ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published March 27th 2008 by Tagus
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Jun 10, 2013 Oona rated it it was amazing
I think I should reread this every year. Should be required reading for anyone living in or near a Portuguese-American community, and especially for anyone writing about such places.
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Reinaldo Francisco Silva was born in Febres, Cantanhede, Portugal in 1961 and educated in the United States of America and Portugal. He has both American and Portuguese citizenships and, as most hyphenated Americans, he is torn between both countries and cultures. During a respite in his crossings over the Atlantic, he settled down to complete his undergraduate studies at the University of ...more
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