Estórias exemplares: representações do suicídio em baladas inglesas (1641-1797) / Exemplary stories: representations on suicide in english ballads (1641-1797)


  • Osny Zaniboni Neto



História Cultural, Idade Moderna, Inglaterra, Cultura Impressa, Suicídio, Representações.


Esta pesquisa investiga as representações sobre o suicídio presentes em uma série documental de dezoito baladas na Inglaterra do início da Idade Moderna. Analisando os modos de difusão da informação no contexto da cultura impressa nesse período, pretende-se explorar o gênero documental específico da balada. Por outro lado, trata-se de problematizar a historiografia sobre o suicídio na modernidade, propondo uma aproximação com estudos acerca de cultura impressa popular. Examina-se, portanto, como a natureza material desse documento se relaciona às narrativas apresentadas sobre o suicídio, buscando compreender seu sentido dentro delas.



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How to Cite

Neto, O. Z. (2021). Estórias exemplares: representações do suicídio em baladas inglesas (1641-1797) / Exemplary stories: representations on suicide in english ballads (1641-1797). Brazilian Journal of Development, 7(4), 35580–35601.



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