Launch of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, no. 92/93
Join The City College of New York’s Department of Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures on April 19, 2017 as they launch Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas – “The Brazilian Backlands: Literature, Film, Music, Art”.
The launch event will be led by the publication’s editor Daniel Shapiro, a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Winner, and guest editor, Elizabeth Lowe. They will be joined by Kimberly Cleveland (Georgia State University); Glen S. Goodman (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign); Johnny Lorenz (Montclair State University); Luiz Valente (Brown University) & Renata Wasserman (Wayne State University), who will give presentations throughout the night.
Review 92/93 focuses on the Brazilian Backlands in Literature and Arts. It includes scholarly articles on literature, film, music, and art of the Brazilian Northeast. The issue includes features by a plethora of writers from throughout the region, including: fiction by seminal figures such as José de Alencar, Euclides da Cunha, Gracilano Ramos, and Ariano Suassuna, as well as cordel poetry, and more.
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