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eBook History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, Otherwise Called America (Latin American Literature and Culture, No. 6) ePub

by Jean De Lery,Janet Whatley

  • ISBN: 0520068491
  • Category: South America
  • Subcategory: Travels
  • Author: Jean De Lery,Janet Whatley
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of California Press; 1st edition (November 1, 1990)
  • Pages: 276
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Otherwise a great translation of a fascinating book.

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History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, Also Called America, (French: Histoire d'un voyage fait en la terre de Brésil; Latin: Historia Navigationis in Brasiliam, quae et America Dicitur).

After the colony dissolved, De Léry spent two months living with the Tupinambá Indians.

Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Interesting proto-ethnological perspective on the Tupi, an indigenous population in Brazil. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of t When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Definitely worth a read if you're interested in travel literature, Huguenots, or a (slightly) more abstract look at a native culture.

by Jean De Lery (Author), Janet Whatley (Translator), Janet Whatley (Introduction). CHAPTER I Of the Motive and the Occasion That Made Us Undertake This Distant Voyage to the Land of Brazil. CHAPTER II Of Our Embarkation at the Port of Honfleur in Normandy, Together with the Tempests, Encounters, Seizure of Ships, and the First Lands and Islands That We Discovered. CHAPTER III Of the Bonitos, Albacore, Gilt-fish, Porpoises, Flying Fish, and Others of Various Kinds That We Saw and Took in the Torrid Zone.

When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil.

History of a voyage to the land of Brazil, otherwise called America (J. Whatley, Trans. In E. Rodríguez Monegal (E.,The Borzoi anthology of Latin American literature: Vol. 1: From the time of Columbus to the twentieth century (p. 4–21). Berkeley: University of California Press. Liebman, S. B. (1976). Exploring the Latin American mind. Chicago: Nelson Hall. Yagarñ Gonz´alez, E. (1994). The right to love and politics: An indigenous activist's perspective. In G. Küppers (E., Compañeras: Voices from the Latin American women's movement (p. 38–45).

Latin American literature and culture ; 6. General Note: Translation of: Histoire d'un voyage fait en la terre . Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Description and travel. Uniform Title: Latin American literature and culture (Berkeley, Calif. General Note: Translation of: Histoire d'un voyage fait en la terre du Brâesil. General Note: "Containing the navigation and the remarkable things seen on the sea by the author; the behavior of Villeganon in that country; the customs and strange ways of life of the American savages; together with the description of various animals, trees, plants, and other singular things completely unknown over here. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-267) and index.

Jean de Léry (1536–1613) was an explorer, writer and Reformed Pastor born in Lamargelle, Côte-d'Or, France. These events were the basis of de Lery's book, History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, Also Called America (1578). Little is known of his early life; and he might have remained unknown had he not accompanied a group of Protestants to their new colony on an island in the Bay of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Throughout this book, Léry describes his voyage across the Atlantic to Brazil. On the way he encounters never before seen ocean wildlife that foreshadows many more discoveries to follow.

When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of the most vivid early European accounts of life in the New World.