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Lamonte Aidoo

Kiser Family Associate Professor
Romance Studies
Romance Studies, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708
111 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications

Genealogies of horror: three stories of slave-women, motherhood, and murder in the Americas

Journal Article African and Black Diaspora · January 2, 2020 This article examines three cases of infanticide committed by slave women in the Americas–Margaret Garner (1856) of Ohio, Ignácia (1868) of Paraná, Brazil, and Justina (1878) of Rio de Janeiro. The article argues that each woman sought to dislodge their ow ... Full text Cite

Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis

Book · June 24, 2016 The first book-length edited collection on Machado de Assis, this volume offers essays on Machado de Assis' work that offer new critical perspectives not only Brazilian literature and history, but also to social, cultural, and political ... ... Cite


Chapter · 2016 Full text Cite

Auta de Souza

Chapter · 2014 Cite

Gon�alves Dias

Chapter · 2014 Cite

Gonçalves Dias

Chapter · 2014 Cite

Castro Alves

Chapter · 2014 Cite

Lima Barreto New Critical Perspectives

Book · November 14, 2013 This edited volume is a collection of twelve interdisciplinary essays from various Brazilian literary scholars, historians, and anthropologists analyzing the work of 19th- and 20th-century Afro-Brazilian writer Afonso Henriques de Lima ... ... Cite

Baltasar Lopes da Silva

Chapter · July 2012 Cite