The world after-modern lived deeply for the man with all its cultural manifestation, technological progress, accented consumerism and sudden changes in the diverse areas of the knowledge is interrupted when a great amount of people taken for the blindness starts to live confined (in forty days). All dumb one. Nobody is more worried about the work, with the familiar relationship, the school, banks, trips, accounts Everything is summarized in a phrase that is centralizadora in the life of all the blind people: to eat to survive, with good affirmed one of the personages of the romance: ' ' gentleman. What we are here of truth is people with fome' ' (Saramago, 1995, P. 102). Thus being, the book comes to stand out and to alert to us concerning the consequences generated for After-modernity, and to rethink the relations between the human beings taking in consideration the plurality as characteristic phenomenon of after-modernity and the great contribution of literature in understanding of this new global context. Complementing HUTCHEON (1991, P.80) it affirms that ' ' they have, in common with the texts more specifically ' ' literrios' ' of the one after-modernismo, the desire to question the nature of the language, the narrative closing, the representation, as well as of the context and the conditions of its proper production and recepo' '. Valley to stand out that the author chose a woman not to be attack for the blindness, and this was as as ' says the text; ' the hand that represents all mos' ' , desconstruindo the hegemonic concept of the man as center of the things and the life, descentrando, in such a way, the citizen.
Fantastic, paradoxical, fragmentary, fugidio, desconstrutivo, different that is, at last, after-modern. 4 BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES HUTCHEON, Pretty. Poetical of the one After-Modernismo: history, theory, fiction. Trad. Ricardo Cross.
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