Considerações sobre o gênero da primeira parte do «Compêndio Narrativo do Peregrino da América» (1728)

Marcelo Lachat
2022 e-Letras com Vida: Revista de Estudos Globais — Humanidades, Ciências e Artes  
This paper discusses the genre of the first part of the Narrative Compendium of the Pilgrim of America (1728), by Nuno Marques Pereira. Based on the evidence found in this eighteenth-century prose fiction work, it is proposed that it consists of a «pretended history», according to the conception of this genre of history that is outlined in the dialogue I of Court in the Village (1619), by Francisco Rodrigues Lobo. Having no intention of defining this genre (or species), this article presents
more » ... siderations that aim to contribute to a critical reading of the Pilgrim of America appropriate to the Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian literate practices of the early 18th century.
doi:10.53943/elcv.0122_68-83 fatcat:3ojahbxhsfhbbhhxqr4jckluay