Domestic Servants in Literature and Testimony in Brazil, 1889–1999

  • Authors
  • Sônia Roncador

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Sônia Roncador
    Pages 1-21
  3. Sônia Roncador
    Pages 23-67
  4. Sônia Roncador
    Pages 69-116
  5. Sônia Roncador
    Pages 117-152
  6. Sônia Roncador
    Pages 153-188
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 189-240

About this book


Drawing from a variety of historical sources, theory, and fictional and non-fictional production, this book addresses the cultural imaginary of domestic servants in modern Brazil and demonstrates maids' symbolic centrality to shifting notions of servitude, subordination, femininity, and domesticity.


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