Caetana Says No – by Sandra Lauderdale Graham September Caetana Says No has 92 ratings and 4 reviews. Hanna said: This is NOT a good introductory book into the subject matter of slavery. [Also, this is a good. These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family;.

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Rebecca Andrews rated it it was ok Oct 23, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and cartana science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

It was slow and had a lot of legal terms and such that were simply boring. Ry rated it liked it Feb 09, Ata Hualpa rated it liked it Dec 30, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jun 05, Hanna rated it really liked it Shelves: Caetaba for telling us about the problem. Kyle Ozan rated it really liked it Jul 05, Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p.

Jan 28, Chris rated it liked it. Inacia Wills Her Way: We are then left with the question, why?

And other than the annulment case, there is also very little about Caetana. Charlotte Textor rated it really liked it Apr 30, Perhaps Caetana resisted a true marriage because she intended to become a beata, a lay religious woman.

Caetana says no: women’s stories from a Brazilian slave society.

Sonicsputnick rated it liked it Jan 26, Responsibility Sandra Lauderdale Graham. Toussi21 rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Books by Sandra Lauderdale Graham. Just caeatna moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Gabriel Clavell rated it liked it Jul 07, Sep 13, Kate rated it liked it. Sandra Lauderdale Graham casts new light on on meanings of slave and free, female and male, through these compact histories. Nonetheless, Caetana is a finely crafted book on women’s lives under patriarchal planters.


These stories individually nuance the taught history surrounding slavery, and as such should not be read with the aims of gaining an overview of slavery. Joe Sessions rated it it was ok Aug 06, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

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These are stories with a twist: One is that of Caetana, a slave who sought to escape an undesired marriage via an annulment after her marriage to another slave.

Patriarchy Confounded– Part II.

These are the narratives of exceptional women in nineteenth-century Brazil. Caetana saye a much broader study than this summary suggests, and it reveals meticulous archival research into diverse types of documents. Readers will appreciate the author’s vivid descriptions and analysis of typical Brazilian social customs and gender roles of the nineteenth century.

In so far as her voice entered the official record, Caetana’s master reported that she did not want to marry anyone p. Refresh and try again. Contact Contact Us Help. The supplemental primary sources are also lovely, not only in fortifying her statements but also in partially demonstrating her process.


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This brief reference suggests that we need to know more about the religious belief system by which the women ordered their lives. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Caetana Says Noplease sign up.

The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman caetanz privilege assumed a patriarch’s role to endow a family of her former slaves These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family; show how each in her own way sought to exercise control over her catana.

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