Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (PLCS) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal that publishes original research related to the literatures and cultures of the diverse communities of the Portuguese-speaking world from a broad range of academic, critical and theoretical approaches.
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 1
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 1
Guest Editor: Frank F. Sousa, Victor K. Mendes, Paulo de Medeiros, José N. Ornelas

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

1998 . 192 pp. 6 x 8 3/4"
Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-00-9

About the Guest Editor

Frank F. Sousa (BS, Santa Clara University; MA and PhD, UC Santa Barbara) is Professor of Portuguese and Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth ( Author of O Segredo de Eça (Edições Cosmos, 1996), an often-cited book on Portugal’s foremost novelist, Eça de Queirós, he is presently working on a critical edition of Eça’s A cidade e as serras. He has twice been a Fulbright Scholar at the National Library in Lisbon, Portugal. Co-founder and Director of the peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal, Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (1998-2007), he is currently the publisher of this publication and general editor of the Portuguese in the Americas Series.

Victor K. Mendes is Associate Professor of Portuguese and Graduate Program Director in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Paulo de Medeiros started Law studies at the University of Lisbon before taking a BA in Political Science and English at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, where he also received an MA in English. He studied for a year at the Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg. Then he received an MA and PhD (1991) in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He taught at Bryant College in Rhode Island where he was Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature before joining Utrecht University in 1998 as Professor of Portuguese Studies. Besides coordinating the unit of Portuguese Studies he also coordinates the MA Programme on Western Literature and Culture.

José N. Ornelas is Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has published widely on Portuguese contemporary fiction as well as on nineteenth-century and Lusophone African narrative. He is currently doing research on areas related to Cultural Studies: constructions of gender, class and national identities, questions of representation, colonial and post-colonial issues, and subject-formation in its political, historical, cultural, and sexual dimensions.

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