SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
 número18O redefinir das fronteiras dos poderes políticos e religiosos após a Independência do Brasil: o Seminário de Mariana-MG como espaço de conflitoOs periódicos franceses na imprensa carioca oitocentista Uma leitura dos editoriais de primeira edição índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Journal

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

Compartilhar


Almanack

versão On-line ISSN 2236-4633

Resumo

SCHNEIDER, Alberto Luiz. Machado de Assis and Sílvio Romero: slavery, race and scientificism in times of abolitionist campaign (1880s). Almanack [online]. 2018, n.18, pp.451-488. ISSN 2236-4633.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2236-463320181810.

The purpose of this article is to explore the historicity and disagreements around the abolitionism and the presence of the “black race” in Brazil in the late nineteenth century, essentially in the 1880s, in the work of Machado de Assis (1839-1911) and Sílvio Romero (1849-1914). In that period, the great public debates revolved around the literary phenomenon, which is the reason why it was decided to investigate the way the slavery and the abolitionism and the scientific racism appear in the texts of the historian and literary critic Sílvio Romero, as well as in the literary production of Machado de Assis. Both of them were prestigious names in the Respublica litterarum and would become founding partners of the Academia Brasileira de Letras in 1897, despite deep intellectual and political differences, which this paper seeks to investigate.

Palavras-chave : Sílvio Romero; Machado de Assis; history, literature, abolitionism; scientificism, “black race”..

        · resumo em Português     · texto em Português     · Português ( pdf )