Aesthetics of Equilibrium: The Vanguard Poetics of Vicente Huidobro and Mário de Andrade

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 Aesthetics of Equilibrium: The Vanguard Poetics of Vicente Huidobro and Mário de Andrade
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Purdue University Press
01/25/2011
English
1612491189
9781612491189
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Book Description

Aesthetics of Equilibrium is the first book-length comparative analysis of the theoretical prose by two major Latin American vanguardist contemporaries, Mario de Andrade (Brazil, 1893-1945) and Vicente Huidobro (Chile, 1893-1948). Willis offers a comparative study of two allegorical texts, Huidobro's "Non serviam" and Mario's "Parabola d’A escrava que nao e Isaura."

About the Author(s):

Bruce Dean Willis, University of Tulsa, focuses his research on Latin American poetry, poetics, and performance. He has published articles and chapters on poets Vicente Huidobro, Mário de Andrade, Pablo Neruda, Manuel Bandeira, and José Carlos Limeira. He edited Essays on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Film in Memory of Dr. Howard M. Fraser. Presently he is working on a study of representations of the body in early twentieth-century Brazilian literature.