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The music scene in Rio from the perspective of The Journal of Women: 1852-1855

Grant number: 13/15555-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2014
Effective date (End): July 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - Modern and Contemporary History
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Fabiana Lopes da Cunha
Grantee:Everton Vieira Barbosa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (FCL-ASSIS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Assis. Assis , SP, Brazil


The nineteenth century marked the beginning of the press in Brazil and as claimed CABRAL (2008), Lima (2010), WOLF (2009), MINARDI (2008), SOUZA (2012), VASCONCELLOS and SAVELLI (2006), The Journal of the Ladies, was the first periodical written by women and aimed at women. This newspaper published in the city of Rio de Janeiro, from 1852 to 1855, transferred to its readers, matters of fashion, romance, education, and also presented the life of the city through places frequented as ballrooms and theaters. In this sense The Journal Ladies informed their readers what songs permeated these spaces, being a music scene in Rio. In trying to understand the everyday social life of the city of Rio de Janeiro, to know which people who had access to The Journal Ladies and observe the spaces frequented seek to identify, throughout this work, as the Rio music scene was interpreted in the newspaper, contributing therefore, studies of the history of music in Brazil and expanding research on the history of the Brazilian press. (AU)

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
BARBOSA, Everton Vieira. Páginas de sociabilidade feminina : Sensibilidade musical no Rio de Janeiro Oitocentista. 2016. 181 f. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (Campus de Assis)..

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