O mundo dos homens do século XIX: Um análise das masculinidades em Amor de Perdição de Camilo Castelo Branco


  • Dora Grisel Aranda Texas Tech University


estudos da masculinidade, honra, masculinidade hegemónica, Camilo Castelo Branco, século XIX


Amor de Perdição (1862) de Camilo Castelo Branco é uma apresentação ficcional romantizada da sociedade em Portugal no século XIX. Neste trabalho se pretende fazer uma análise dos personagens, individualmente, e em relação ao personagem masculino principal, Simão. Se utilizaram várias das teorias dos estudos da masculinidade de sociólogos e também de críticos literários incluindo Frank Henderson Stewart, Michael Kimmel, e George L. Mosse. Se argumenta que devido a aderência imutável dos personagens masculinos às normas da masculinidade hegemónica portuguesa do seculo XIX, o amor de Simão e Teresa está destinado a uma desgraça desde o inicio.


Biografia do Autor

Dora Grisel Aranda, Texas Tech University

Dora Grisel Aranda is a graduate student at Texas Tech University (TTU) in the Spanish doctoral program currently working on her dissertation focusing on Masculine Immigration in Junot Diaz’s works. She was born and raised in Odessa, TX, and attended the University of the Permian Basin (UTPB) where she earned two bachelor degrees and an M.A. in Spanish. She has been a liaison for the Spanish Coordination Team, she has been the president and an editor of Céfiro, and has been a TEACH fellow.

 Her teaching interests include Medical Terminology for Spanish Speakers, Heritage Speaker courses, Latin American and US Latino literature, Portuguese language and literature, and Study Abroad.  Her research interests include 20th Century Latin American Literature, Portuguese Literature, Contemporary Peninsular Literature, Comparative Literature, US Latino Literature, and Linguistics. 

Her non-academic interests include traveling, photography, and spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite color is green and she loves the fall. Her parents are originally from small towns in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Growing up she was only permitted to speak Spanish in at home and learned English in public school. As a heritage speaker, she has experienced first-hand part of the difficulties that arise with being bilingual. Probably one of the main reasons she decided to major in Spanish was that she wanted to learn to write and speak the “correct” Spanish. After many years of studying, she has found out that there is no such thing as a “correct” Spanish, all Spanish is “correct,” and she continues to enjoy studying it. 


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Como Citar

Aranda, D. G. (2018). O mundo dos homens do século XIX: Um análise das masculinidades em Amor de Perdição de Camilo Castelo Branco. REVELL - REVISTA DE ESTUDOS LITERÁRIOS DA UEMS, 2(19), 372–390. Recuperado de https://periodicosonline.uems.br/index.php/REV/article/view/2843