Topic Descriptor: culture and related concepts×
  • A estética rica e a estética pobre dos professores francêses
    Souza, Gilda de Mello e
    1978
    In this text, professor Gilda Mello e Souza discusses the contribution that the work of Jean Maugüé, Claude Lévi-Strauss, and Roger Bastide—three French academics—made to the early stages of the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) founded in 1934 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111151

  • Apesar de dependente, universal
    Santiago, Silviano, 1936-
    1982
    Silvano Santiago begins this essay with the famous statement by Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes, “We are not Europeans nor North Americans, our original culture has been eliminated: nothing is foreign to us as everything here is foreign. Our own [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111340

  • Atração do mundo (políticas de identidade e de globalização na moderna cultura brasileira)
    Santiago, Silviano, 1936-
    1996
    In this text, literary critic Silvano Santiago delves into questions of identity politics and of globalization in modern Brazilian culture. He discusses four crucial moments: the end of the nineteenth century, the decade of the twenties, the decade [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111341

  • Da arte e do trópico
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1964
    In this text [dated November 14, 1964], the Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre states that European culture has to some extent been influenced by tropical culture. In his opinion, “England today is showing the impact of the tropical arts within [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075251

  • Presentación
    Mosquera, Gerardo
    1992
    In this text, Gerardo Mosquera introduces the exhibition Ante América [Facing the Americas] with an essay describing the common social, political and economic framework that has fostered the art of what he calls “el Sur” or “Nuestra América [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1065586