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Sônia Roncador

Sônia Roncador is Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. She is the author of Poéticas do empobrecimento: a escrita derradeira de Clarice (2002) and A doméstica imaginária: literatura, testemunhos, e a invenção da empregada doméstica no Brasil (1889-1999) (2008). Her current book project discusses the overlap of discourses on immigration and slavery and servitude in order to reveal the cross-currents of the Portuguese and African Diasporas in Brazil.


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Domestic Servants in Literature and Testimony in Brazil, 1889-1999

Palgrave Macmillan
This book demonstrates the symbolic centrality of servants in Brazilian intellectual discourse (fiction, memoirs, conduct literature, and journalism) over the...
Sônia Roncador

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