Category Archives: Brazilian Culture

Analepse Tropicália: Chico Buarque e a poesia de censura

This is the fourth in a series of posts on Tropicália and the Brazilian counterculture under the dictatorship, based on my study with Dr. Talia Guzman-Gonzalez at the University of Maryland, who has kindly helped me to edit my Portuguese writing. Chico … Continue reading

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Analepse Tropicália: Gilberto Gil and his songs of exile

This is the third in a series of posts on Tropicália and the Brazilian counterculture under the dictatorship, based on my study with Dr. Talia Guzman-Gonzalez at the University of Maryland. Some posts are in English and others are in Portuguese. I … Continue reading

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Analepse Tropicália: “Baby” e a Cultura do Consumidor

This is the second in a series of posts on Tropicália and the Brazilian counterculture under the dictatorship, based on my study with Dr. Talia Guzman-Gonzalez at the University of Maryland, who has kindly helped me to edit my Portuguese writing. Essa … Continue reading

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Analepse Tropicália: Gal Costa and the Divine Marvelous

This is the first in a series of posts on Tropicália music and the Brazilian counterculture under the dictatorship, based on my study with Dr. Talia Guzman-Gonzalez at the University of Maryland. Some posts are in English and others are in Portuguese. … Continue reading

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Analepse Tropicália: Caetano Veloso and the Foreign Gaze

Cristo Redentor, braços abertos sobre a Guanabara… – Tom Jobim If you’ve ever been to Rio, know anything about Rio or have even just seen postcards of Rio, chances are you are familiar with this view. The statue of Cristo … Continue reading

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