Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil

Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil Author :
Release : 2017-06-01
Publisher : University of Wales Press
ISBN : 1783169869
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Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil brings updated criticism in English on the work of the prominent Brazilian writer Graciliano Ramos (1892–1953), a key figure in understanding the making of modern Brazil. Building on existing literature, this book innovates through chapters that consider issues such as Ramos’s dialogue with literary tradition, his cultural legacy for contemporary writers, and his treatment of racial discrimination and gender inequality through the multifarious, provocative and enduringly fascinating characters he created. The volume also addresses the question of Ramos’s political involvement during the years of the Getulio Vargas government (1930–45), to revisit established readings of the author’s politics. Through close reading of individual works as well as comparative analyses, this volume takes readers into the complexities of modernisation in Brazil, and highlights the writer’s significance for our understanding of Brazil today.

The Ramos of Arunachal

The Ramos of Arunachal Author : M. M. Dhasmana
Release : 1979
Publisher : Concept Publishing Company
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File Size : 75.49 MB
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Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos Author : Mel Ramos
Release : 1980
Publisher :
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File Size : 36.44 MB
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Return to Ramos

Return to Ramos Author : Leo Cardenas
Release : 1970
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File Size : 49.53 MB
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"When Juan José Ramos and his family return home to Ramos (in South Texas) after picking cotton in West Texas, they find their daughter Chita leading a school boycott. At first Juan José argues that the children are wrong: because the students are protesting, the Anglos are denying work to their parents. But at a meeting of the school board and parents, Juan José suddenly stands up to tell the community things he never dared say before..."--P. [4] of cover.

Daily Report

Daily Report Author :
Release : 1996
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Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos Author : Otto Letze
Release : 2010
Publisher : Hatje Cantz Pub
ISBN : 9783775725316
File Size : 44.31 MB
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Like his fellow Pop painters Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, Mel Ramos (born 1935) derives the motifs for his work from mass media and advertising. In bold and immediately recognizable canvases, he unites consumer goods with idealized pin-up girls modeled after magazine images dating from the 1950s and 1960s. Ramos immortalizes these models' lascivious poses by entwining them with the featured products in what he calls "commercial pin-ups." This monograph illustrates and discusses many of these works, but also provides insight into the artist's multifaceted oeuvre by presenting more than 100 works, from his first portraits of people, comic heroes and heroines, and his prominent pin-up girls, to his latest works from the Galatea series. Celebrating the artist's 75th birthday, this catalogue accompanies a major European retrospective, the first to unite Ramos' drawings, paintings and sculptures.

An Enduring Legacy

An Enduring Legacy Author : Melandrew T. Velasco
Release : 2008
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Ramos V. Haymon

Ramos V. Haymon Author :
Release : 1986
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File Size : 85.87 MB
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National Union Catalog

National Union Catalog Author :
Release : 1983
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File Size : 43.97 MB
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Includes entries for maps and atlases.

Daily Report, East Asia

Daily Report, East Asia Author :
Release : 1996
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File Size : 39.37 MB
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