Playwright Jovanka Bach paints a bittersweet portrait of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov and his sister, Maria, near the end of the dramatist’s life and at the height of his popularity. This throws into question Maria’s worth to her famous brother - at least in her own mind - especially since, at the age of 42, he has surreptitiously married Olga Knipper, a notorious coquette of the Moscow Art Theatre, Maria feels that this marriage has left her abandoned in her older age. In Bach’s vision, the siblings seem like characters straight out of Uncle Vanya, tortured by the machinations of their own lost desires, and in the midst of a passive struggle to halt the inexorable advancement of obsolescence.
O livro discute as políticas públicas na área de cultura, no período dos anos 60 aos anos 90, demonstrando como os símbolos afro-brasileiros foram sendo ressignificados, a partir do estabelecimento de novas demandas, seja pela política institucional ou pelos movimentos negros. Trata-se de um estudo pioneiro, principalmente quando analisadas a…
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