Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-173) and index.
Introduction -- Portugal : ideas of empire and nationhood -- Brazilian national identity : intellectual debates and changing cultural realities -- Subjectivities and homoerotic desire in contemporary Brazilian fiction : the nation of Caio Fernando Abreu -- Women's difference in contemporary Portuguese fiction : the case of Maria Isabel Barreno -- Worlds in transition and utopias of otherness.
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