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Cabral de Almeida Cardoso, André. "The shadow of the world: Excess and imprisonment in diomedes: a trilogia do acidente, by lourenço mutarelli." Estudos de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea (2015): 279–99. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1590/2316-40184615
BibTeX citation key: CabraldeAlmeidaCardoso2015a
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Keywords: "Diomedes", Brazil, Mutarelli. Lourenço
Creators: Cabral de Almeida Cardoso
Collection: Estudos de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea
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Abstract
The aim of this paper is to examine the way the aesthetics of film noir is appropriated by Lourenço Mutarelli in his graphic novel Diomedes: a trilogia do acidente. Torn between an attempt to represent the real and a strong impulse towards stylization, this aesthetics acts as a structuring element of the narrative, creating a world characterized by excess and degradation, from which apparently there is no way out.
  
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