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LITR 296 01 (23268) /PORT392/LAST392
Brazil's Modern Art Movement
K. David Jackson
M 1.30-3.20 WLH 205
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Readings in translation

A study of Brazilian modernism in literature and the arts, centered on São Paulo's "Modern Art Week" of 1922 from the perspective of the European avant-gardes (cubism, futurism, surrealism). The Cannibal Manifesto and cultural independence from Europe; avant-garde practices in literature and the arts from the 1920s to the construction of Brasília.

Reading knowledge of French and Portuguese helpful but not required.