Explores the representations of death and the dead in Brazil's collective and literary imagination. This book offers a comparative framework by juxtaposing the Brazilian literary ghost with other Latin American, Caribbean, and North American examples.
Robert H. Moser is an assistant professor of Portuguese and Brazilian studies at the University of Georgia. His publications include articles, book chapters, and reviews in the areas of Portuguese, Brazilian, and Lusophone African literature and culture. He is the coeditor of the forthcoming Anthology of Luso-American Literature.