A solidão tropical e os pares à deriva: Reflexões em torno de Alencar

Lucia Helena


This article is a (re)reading of the construction of subjectivity in the passage from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, drawn from a comparison of the perspectives established by Defoe and Rousseau in Europe and by Alencar in Brazil. Further, it considers Romanticism’s inestimable contribution to the conception of modern thought. It attempts as well to re-evaluate the reception of “romanticism” in Brazil in light of a renewed investigation of Alencar’s narrative.


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