Published in , Eles eram muitos cavalos by Luiz Ruffato has been crit- ically acclaimed Nacional and been selected as best novel by the Associação Paulista de Críti- cos de Arte in Romance Notes (): This content. University of Texas at Austin. Itamar Harrison, Marguerite, org. Uma cidade em camadas: Ensaios sobre o romance Eles eram muitos cavalos de Luiz Ruffato. Editado pela primeira vez na Editora Record, o romance de Luiz Ruffato Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos já foi publicado na França, Itália, Portugal e recebeu os.

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Michael Peter Smith goes as far as arguing that the global city concept is part of the grand czvalos tive of globalization, which in turn is a new version of developmentalist pro- jects of modernization The variety of literary techniques is reason enough to read this piece. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Beth Robinson rated it it was ok Jun 02, Book titles OR Journal titles.

It was not until page 24 that any of the bits began to even look I wanted to like this book. Moreover, because the discursive register seems to be insufficient, Ruffa- to uses other narrative devices to communicate meanings that the text alone cannot convey.

Isabela B rated it it was ok Jul 09, The formal experimentation appears throughout the text in the constant use of incomplete phrases, unanswered questions, partial lists, unconventional punctuation, and unusual layout. In order to understand corporeal knowledge as an expression of lived experience, it is important to keep in mind, says Lefebvre, that one necessari- ly experiences and lives the space in which one exists.

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Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos

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Rutosti hevosia koko kirja 16 23 May 30, A Return to the Master Narrative? Initially conceptualized as a scholarly tool used to address the effects of globalization in the urban landscape, the concept of a global city turned into a homogenizing organizing principle with enough weight to influence how cities in a globalized world should be structured as well as imagined.

Luiz Ruffato uses a wide variety of techniques to make each little often just a page or two story unique. Ruan rated it it was ok Apr 25, Numerous anonymous characters are the protagonists of multiple stories that read as entries more than as chapters, which do not build up as a connected longer narrative.

Want to Read saving…. The global city concept is derivative of that larger framework and speaks to the notion of globalization as fable.

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Remember me on this computer. The lack of structure apparently reflects the impossibility of reproducing the mkitos of the city, and is an homage to its dynamic and diversity. Fifteen essays and an introduction comprise Uma cidade em camadas. The very structure of the novel, organized in entries rather cavaols chapters, offers different ways of viewing the city and its life. However, Renato Cordeiro Gomes, quoting Ruffato himself, offers a more optimistic spin on the novel: One strategy employed is the relocation of language from a referential to a corporeal use that is articulated by a particular variant of realism that reaches out beyond the text and makes its reading experience a bodily experience.

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First, as a fable, it is presented to us as a fantastic story of a net- work of an economic-productive-technological future; second, as perversity, where it has intensified a worldwide situation of unequal concentration of wealth; and third, as a possibility of emergence of alternative ways of inter- acting with the world. As the result of social, political, and economic conditions, space is being constantly produced by the activities of those inhabiting it.

The description makes it sounds like it is just a description of the city without any actual story. Violence, chaos, migration, displacement, and socioeconomic inequality pervade Uma cidade em camadas.

Contact Contact Us Help. Therefore, in framing my reading of Eles eram muitos cavalos as a narrative in contention with main discourses of globalization, I am mainly arguing that the particular formulation of the text challenges the model of the global city as an organizing principle, while critiquing the notion of global- ization in its perverse sense. Skip to main content. Open Preview See a Problem? See 1 question about Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos….

These cities, according to Sassen, are the spaces where cru- cial political decisions are made and serve as the organizing centers of global power in the geography of globalization. Therefore, I struggled to relate and I received a copy of this book through the goodreads giveaway in return for this review: At the core of such a principle is an effort to define the global city as an objective reality consisting of essential properties of recognizable, if not formulaic, characteristics.

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