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In Casa-grande & senzala, Freyre insists on celebrating the northeastern plantation owner who, free from prejudice, mingled fruitfully and polygamously with female slaves, thereby providing the world with an example of racially democratic tolerance. For his part, Buarque attributes 47 ALFREDO BOSI 48 colonial-era miscegenation to the Portuguese colonizer's unique lack of racial pride. Even here we must qualify the argument so as to avoid sliding from a dubious social psychology into an ideology that ends up celebrating the European victor.

Economics is politics in its brute form, and knowledge is power, to cite Francis Bacon's crude equation. According to a certain reductive view, there is a strict connection between a society's superstructures and its economic and political sphere. It is important to recall, however, that some formative elements of modern culture (which become more apparent from the Enlightenment onward) grant science, the arts, and philosophy an inherent or virtual capacity to resist prevailing structural pressures.

ALFREDO BOSI 60 In trying to reach a climax in his apotheotic treatment of da Gama, Camões accelerates the pace of the narrative, bringing the African cycle of the poem to a quick close. The poem's thesis, which is the affirmation of the kingdom's expansionist project, gains the irresistible force of myth. The king D. ” About what does Manuel the Fortunate (O Venturoso) dream? ” In his dreams the king rises to a great height, from where he can see other worlds and faraway nations. He sees that two great rivers spring from the Far East, flowing through a wild, verdant land, as yet untrodden by human feet.

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