Patrias perdidas : A expropriacao dos estudos Americanos na Era do Antropoceno

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Giles, Paul. (2017). Patrias perdidas : A expropriacao dos estudos Americanos na Era do Antropoceno. Anglo Saxonica. 14(1), pp. 19-45.
AuthorsGiles, Paul
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[English] This essay will consider how the concepts of homeland and homeland security have been modulated in an era when environmental concerns for the state of the planet are increasingly emphasized. Paul Crutzen’s notion of the Anthropocene, first articulated in 2000, suggests that all inhabitants of planet Earth should be seen as involved mutually in an ecological formation that crosses national borders, and this can be seen as a development from the critical practices of transnation - alism that emerged in the last decade of the twentieth century. My paper will analyse ways in which such economic and environmental pressures have served increasingly to destabilize the traditional parameters of the nation state, and, drawing on Catharine Sedgwick’s novel Hope Leslie (1827), I will trace affinities between current planetary conditions and the ways in which Native American settlers interacted with, and were largely overwhelmed by, white Puritan settlers in seventeenth-century Massachusetts Bay.

[Portuguese] Este ensaio examinará a forma como os conceitos de pátria e segurança da pátria têm sido ajustados, numa época em que as preocupações ambientais relativas ao nosso planeta são cada mais evidentes. O conceito de Antropoceno, de Paul Crutzen, definido pela primeira vez em 2000, sugere-nos que todos os habitantes do planeta Terra devam ser vistos como mutuamente envolvidos numa formação ecológica que atravessa as fronteiras nacionais, e que tal possa ser entendido como um desenvolvimento da práxis crítica associada à ideia de Transnacionalismo que surgiu na última década do século vinte. Este texto analisará a forma como as pressões de ordem económica e ambiental têm servido cada vez mais para deses - tabilizar os parâmetros do estado-nação. A partir do romance de Catharine Sedgwick, Hope Leslie (1827), iremos identificar as afinidades existentes entre as condições planetárias nos dias de hoje e o modo como as populações nativas do continente americano interagiram e ao mesmo tempo foram, em larga medida, subjugadas pelos colonos puritanos brancos, na Baía de Massachusetts, durante o século dezassete.

KeywordsAmerican studies; anthropocene; transnationalism; antropoceno; estudos Americanos; transnacionalismo
Year2017
JournalAnglo Saxonica
Journal citation14 (1), pp. 19-45
PublisherCentro de Estudos Anglisticos, Universidade de Lisboa
ISSN2184-6006
0873-0628
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