Chasqui: revista de literatura latinoamericana
The article explore how Brazilian thinker Euclides Da Cunha's 1902 Sertões critically rewrites Argentine writer and statesman Domingo Faustino Sarmiento's 1845 Facundo, o civilización y barbarie. It mentions that in 1889 Brazil had overthrown the Hemisphere's last monarchy and embraced republican government under a president, and reports the region's uneven process of political, social, and economic modernization during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Genova, Thomas. “On Civilization and Severed Heads: South American Sertões.” Chasqui: revista de literatura latinoamericana. (May 2020): 95-114.