Literature and Ideology


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General characterization





Responsible teacher

Margarida Gouveia Esperança Pina Saraiva de Reffoios


Weekly - 3

Total - 280

Teaching language



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Cavanagh, J. (1995). “Ideology” in Critical Terms for Literary Study (Frank Lentricchia and Thomas MNaLauglin eds.). Chicago-London: The University of Chicago Press.
Eagleton, T.(1991). Ideology. An Introduction. London-New York: Verso.
Guimarães, F. (1996). Linguagem e ideologia. Porto: Lello Editores.
Hammon, P. (1984). Texte et idéologie. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, Quadrige.
Jameson, F. (2013). The Antinomies of Realism. Verso Books: London-New York.
Petri, Rolf (2019). Breve História da Ideologia Ocidental. Lisboa: Circulo dos Leitores.
Rastier, F. (1973). “Littérature et idéologie” in Essais de Sémiotique discursive. Paris: Mame, pp. 183-221
Ricoeur, P. (1997). L’Idéologie et l’utopie. Paris: Seuil.
Tambling, J. (1991). Narrative and Ideology. Bristol: Open University Press.
Willimas, R. (1991). Writing in Society. London-New York: Verso.

Teaching method

Theoretical classes: 60%; Practical classes: 40%. 1. Presentation of the issues set out in the program; students´ initiation in techniques and methods of organizing information and developing critical skills, as well as research and management of research resources; reading and commenting on critical bibliography and literary texts, aiming at the acquisition of scientific autonomy; 2. Practical analysis of theoretical and literary texts exemplifying the themes proposed and relevant to their study; 3. Preparation of students for research work on a topic related to programmatic issues.

Evaluation method

2. Preparation of a final research paper (15 pages), in writing, with oral discussion.(60%), 1. Two Oral Interventions in the seminar, with prior oriented preparation, on the themes / works under study.(40%)

Subject matter

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