Rudyard Kipling e T.S. Eliot sobre os portugueses em Gloucester, Massachusetts

  • Reinaldo Francisco Silva Centro de Línguas, Literaturas e Culturas (CLLC), Universidade de Aveiro
Palavras-chave: Os luso-americanos no ecrã, Os luso-americanos e os estereótipos, Os portugueses em Gloucester, Rudyard Kipling e os portugueses, T. S. Eliot e os portugueses


Este ensaio analisa as representações dos pescadores portugueses em Gloucester, Massachusetts, pelo aclamado escritor britânico, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), durante a sua denominada fase americana, em 1892, isto é, enquanto lá viveu durante uma temporada, assim como a adaptação cinematográfica do seu romance, Captains Courageous, e as recordações de T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) desta vila piscatória e da sua praia quando lá passou férias e, mais tarde, imortalizou no seu poema, The Four Quartets, em 1943.


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