Água-mãe by José Lins do Rego

By José Lins do Rego

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José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti (July three, 1901 in Pilar Paraíba - September 12, 1957 in Rio de Janeiro) was once a Brazilian novelist so much recognized for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." those novels have been the foundation of flicks that had distribution within the English talking global. in addition to Graciliano Ramos and Jorge Amado he stands as one of many maximum regionalist writers of Brazil. based on Otto Maria Carpeaux (Brazilian literary critic), José Lins was once "the final of the tale tellers". His first novel, Menino de Engenho ("Boy from the plantation"), used to be released with trouble, yet quickly it acquired praised by way of the critics.

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José Lins do Rego tinha paixão por futebol e, neste romance, o leitor vai saber dos bastidores do jogo, os negócios rendosos, sua política e politicalha. Joca é o personagem primary, saído do inside do Rio de Janeiro, de origem extremamente pobre, acaba conseguindo fama e dinheiro no futebol carioca. A narrativa gira ainda em torno de três famílias de camadas sociais diferentes e seus destinos trágicos.

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44. 18 Dazu vgl. Walter Burkert: Mythisches Denken. Versuch einer Definition an Hand des griechischen Befundes. ): Philosophie und Mythos. Ein Kolloquium. Berlin u. New York: de Gruyter 1979, S. : Mythos - Begriff, Struktur, Funktionen. ): Mythos in mythenloser Geselbchaft. Das Paradigma Roms. Stuttgart u. Leipzig: Teubner 1993 (Colloquium Rauricum; 3), S. 9-24; Charles Segal: Interpreting Greek Tragedy. Myth, Poetry, Text. Ithaca u. London: Cornell University Press 1986, sowie Jean-Pierre Vernant u.

22 Zu den französischen Anregungen von Mozarts Idomeneo vgl. auch Gardiner: >Idomeneo< in neuer Sicht, S. 23f. 23 Vgl. Willaschek: Mozart-Theater, S. 1 u. 68 sowie Gardiner: >Idomeneo< in neuer Sicht, S. 25. « 38 ANNETTE SIMONIS lichkeit und Abgründigkeit des Werks? Hinterlassen vielleicht - so könnte man sich fragen - das Scheitern des aufklärerischen Bemühens, das sich schließlich auch symbolisch in der (von oben verordneten) Abdankung Idomeneos äußert, sowie das weitgehende Zugeständnis an die mythische Mentalität ein ungutes Gefühl beim Komponisten und zeitgenössischen Zuhörer?

Ein Schauspiel. : Sämtliche Werke. Briefe, Tagebücher und Gespräche. 1. Abt. Bd. 5: Dramen 1776-1790. Hg. v. Dieter Borchmeyer. Frankfurt: Deutscher Klassiker Verlag 1988 (Bibliothek deutscher Klassiker; 32), S. 553-619. 52 WERNER FRICK satz unwahrhaftiger Mittel rechtfertigen, vielmehr werde Gewalt in endlos eskalierender Spirale nur immer neue Gewalt zeugen. Diese Postulate münden in eine radikale Umwertung konventioneller Werte und in eine Neudefinition wahren >Heldentums<, das sich als Mut zur Wahrhaftigkeit und als >weibliche< Kraft zum Frieden bewähren soll.

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