Works of Contemporary Portuguese Literature

Objectives

To study some authors of the second half of the twentieth-century and the first decade of the twenty-first century, meaningful of important poetics of our literature for those decades.

To study specific aspects of the works of each of them as well as some of the major tendences of our Contemporary Literature.

To develop the critical capabilities required by students to analyse different texts.

To establish dialogs between the different poetics of the studied authors.

General characterization

Code

711091124

Credits

6.0

Responsible teacher

Paula Cristina Lopes da Costa

Hours

Weekly - Available soon

Total - 168

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

None

Bibliography

Andersen, Sophia Mello Breyner, Obra Poética, Lisboa, Caminho, 2011 (Escolha de textos)

Baptista, José Agostinho, Biografia, Lisboa, Assírio & Alvim, 2000 (Escolha de textos)

Belo, Ruy , Todos os Poemas, Lisboa, Assírio & Alvim, 2000 (Escolha de textos)

Helder, Herberto , Os Passos em Volta, Lisboa, Assírio & Alvim, 7ª ed., 1997 (Escolha de Textos)

Rosa, António Ramos, Antologia Poética, Lisboa, Dom Quixote, 2001 (Escolha de Textos)

Tavares, Gonçalo M., Uma Viagem à Índia, Lisboa, Caminho, 3ª ed., 2011 (Escolha de excertos).

Teaching method

To present and to question theoretical concepts. Analysis of texts. Oral discussion of some aspects and themes of the texts.

Evaluation:

To present and to question theoretical concepts. Analysis of texts. Oral discussion of some aspects and themes of the texts.

Evaluation:

Two mandatory individual exams (each accounting for 50% of the final grade) and one optional course-work. If the student chooses to do this course-work, each component will acount for 1/3 of the final grade.

Evaluation method

Available soon

Subject matter

Some Contemporary Poetics: from the tiniest to the excess

I Sophia de Mello Breyner

II António Ramos Rosa

III Herberto Helder

IV Ruy Belo

V José Agostinho Baptista

VI Gonçalo M. Tavares

 

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