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Tales of the "Sertão"

POBS 2500F S01 [CRN: 16709]

The reality and mythology of the "sertão" have long been a source of inspiration for Brazilian writers, visual artists, and filmmakers. This seminar considers the transformations of the "sertão" motif since the second half of the nineteenth century. Fiction by José de Alencar, Euclides da Cunha, Graciliano Ramos and João Guimarães Rosa. Films by Glauber Rocha and Sandra Kogut. Conducted in Portuguese.
Fall 2020
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15:00 - 17:30 Mon - from Sep 9, 2020 to Dec 11, 2020