Originally published as O Ateneu in 1888 , The Athenaeum is a classic of Brazilian literature, here translated into English in its entirety for the first time. The first-person narrator, Sergio, looks back to his time at the eponymous boarding school, with its au-tocratic principal and terrifying student body. Sergio's account of his humiliating experiences as a student, with its frank discus-sion of corruption and homoerotic bullying, makes it clear that his school is structured and administered so as to reproduce the ...

The Athenaeum 2015, Northwestern University Press, Evanston

ISBN-13: 9780810130791

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