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 9
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 9
Post-Imperial Camões
Guest editor: João Ricardo Figueiredo

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2002 . 256 pp. 6 x 9"
Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese / Portugal / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-06-1

Table of Contents of Post-Imperial Camões

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction – João R. Figueiredo


  • Camões the Sonneteer Post-Imperial Camões Helen VendlerSecond Attempt Post-Imperial Camões Miguel Tamen
  • “Bárbora escrava”?: Canon, beauty and color: An embarrassing contradiction Post-Imperial Camões Rita Marnoto
  • Conceptual Oppositions in the Poetry of Camões Post-Imperial Camões Helder Macedo
  • Conceptual Oppositions in the Poetry of Camões Post-Imperial Camões Helder Macedo
  • Post-Imperial Bacchus: The politics of literary criticism in Camões studies 1940-2001 Post-Imperial Camões Hélio J. S. Alves
  • Africa and the Epic Imagination of Camões Post-Imperial Camões Josiah Blackmore
  • Sob o Signo de Deucalião Post-Imperial Camões Eduardo Lourenço
  • Lusotropical Romance: Camões, Gilberto Freyre, and the Isle of Love Post-Imperial Camões Anna Klobucka
  • Leonard Bacon’s Camões: “Five Years of Monomania”? Post-Imperial Camões George Monteiro
  • Comic Readings Post-Imperial Camões João R. Figueiredo
  • The View from Almada Hill: Myths of Nationhood in Camões and William Julius Mickle Post-Imperial Camões Lawrence Lipking
  • Milton and Camões: Reinventing the Old Man Post-Imperial Camões Balachandra Rajan
  • First Encounter: the Christian-Hindu Confusion When the Portuguese Reached India Post-Imperial Camões Michael Murrin
  • Borges and Camões Post-Imperial Camões Translated by William Baer


  • Camões and the English Post-Imperial Camões George Monteiro
  • Peter Russell. Prince Henry ‘the Navigator’: A Life. New Haven: Yale UP, 2000. Post-Imperial Camões Liam M. Brockey
  • Harold Bloom. How to Read and Why. New York: Scribner, 2000. Post-Imperial Camões Cristina Alberto
  • Peter Brooks. Troubling Confessions. Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. Post-Imperial Camões Inês Morais
  • Edward W. Said. Reflections on Exile and Other Essays. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 2001. Post-Imperial Camões Rui Estrada
  • Carlito Azevedo. Sublunar. Rio de Janeiro: 7Letras, 2001. Post-Imperial Camões Silviano Santiago
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