History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil (Latin American Literature and Culture)

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When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of the most vivid early European accounts of life in the New World.

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Janet Whatley is Professor of French at the University of Vermont.

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"Whatley has done English readers not versed in French a major service by providing an annotated translation of Lery's fascinating text."--"Virginia Quarterly Review

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