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Japanese-Brazilian saudades: diasporic identities and cultural production




López-Calvo, Ignacio, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Explores the self-definition of Nikkei discourse in Portuguese-language cultural [i.e.culture] by Brazilian authors of Japanese ancestry. Using books and films by twentieth-century Nikkei authors as case studies to redefine the ideas of Brazilianness and Japaneseness from both a national and a transnational perspective.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Japanese -- Brazil -- Ethnic identity
Motion pictures -- Brazil -- History
Brazilian literature -- 20th century -- Japanese authors -- History and criticism
National characteristics, Japanese, in motion pictures
National characteristics, Japanese, in literature


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