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Magazines and Modernity in Brazil

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Transnational networks and cross-cultural exchanges in the context of the modern magazine print culture in Brazil (1820s to 1950s)


Although published as part of a series on Brazilian studies, central to this collection are not the concepts of nation or nationhood but those of transnational networks and cross-cultural exchanges. The concept of nation is of limited value to account for the periodical print culture as a global phenomenon marked by transnational movements such as those involving capital flows, commodities, people, ideas and editorial models. In this vein, what these chapters explore is not so much the concept of influence – which often plays a central role in Eurocentric analyses – but those of circulation and interaction. The notion of “circulation” here emphasised is more appropriate to the study of cultural exchanges, focusing on the movements of and engagements with ideas and concepts, as well as the appropriated models and the people involved in the publication and consumption of magazines. What the reader will find in these essays are analysis of numerous processes of transnational cultural negotiations.


Table of figures; List of authors; Introduction; The French periodical print culture in Brazil: A survey of catalogues and mediators (1800–1945) by Valéria dos Santos Guimarães; The transnational model of popular illustrated magazines: Three case studies from Brazil (1900–1920) by Felipe Botelho Correa; The transnational networks of the modernist periodical print culture: The magazine lumière in the aftermath of WWI by Monica Pimenta Velloso; Versions of modernity in the household magazine A Casa (1923–45) by Marize Malta; Panorama magazine and the far-right in Brazil (1936-1937) by Matheus Cardoso da Silva & Renato Alencar Dotta; Against Nazi-fascism in Brazil: The case of the magazine Diretrizes (1938-44) by Joëlle Rouchou; Literary inquiries and disputes on global modernism: The debate in Brazil during WWII by Tania Regina de Luca; Modernity and modernisms in the magazine Sombra (1940-1960) by Cláudia de Oliveira; Index.

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