(026865) Sousa, Ronald W. The Rediscoverers: Major
Writers in the Portuguese Literature of National Regeneration. Univ. Park,
PA: Pennsylvania State Univ. Pre, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 192 pages.
Fine in Fine DJ. A study in the social history of literature. Portugal's power
and prestige began to decline in the mid-1500s, reducing the nations
international standing and self-image to a low point. The book argues that in
the ensuing years, mythicizing the Age of Discoveries and establishing a link to
it have been recurring patterns in Portuguese thought. ISBN: 0271003006