The Country and City in Mia Couto and Bernardo Elis Short Tales


Abstract: This article compares aesthetically the short tales written by the brazilian Bernardo Elis and Mozambican Mia Couto based on archaic and modern social-historical factors but also utilizing Country and City allegorical logic. It is considered is this research the Brazilian “sertão” as it is also considered the deep Africa, both of which are not adequate to modern European patterns present in the bigger cities.

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Marcos Vinicius Caetano da Silva, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

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Conference: LibrAsia2015
Stream: Literature - African Literature

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