Education and the Boarding School Novel: The Work of José Régio

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Although the boarding school system was meant to produce gentlemen and not novels, this form of education has left a remarkable imprint in literature The boarding school is a literary myth and also a sociological one: a complex combination of narratives encompassing themes of utopian vision, social engineering, power relations, burgeoning sexuality, and individual boldness.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRoterdão
PublisherSense Publishers
Number of pages157
ISBN (Print)978-94-6300-739-9
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • José Régio
  • boarding school novel
  • allotopia
  • Leidensgeschichte
  • hazing

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