Professor C M Pazos-Alonso

Cláudia  Pazos-Alonso, M.A., D.Phil. (M.A. Cambridge)
Associate Professor in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Senior Research Fellow, Wadham College
Address:  Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PN
Email:   claudia.pazos-alonso@wadh.ox.ac.uk
Tel:   01865 277547
Fax:   01865 270757

Research

Cláudia Pazos-Alonso’s research examines Portuguese and Brazilian literature from the nineteenth century to the present day and twentieth century literature from Portuguese-speaking Africa. Her interests include genre and gender, canon-formation; women writers and images of women; Portuguese modernism; the role of literature in colonial and post-colonial representations of the nation.

Teaching 

Lusophone Literature from the nineteenth century to the present day, especially Eça de Queirós; Fernando Pessoa; women writers; the literature of Portuguese-speaking Africa

 

Publications  

BOOKS

Editor, with Stephen Parkinson, Reading Literature in Portuguese. Commentaries in Honour of Tom Earle, (Oxford: Legenda, 2013)

Antigone’s Daughters? Gender, Genealogy, and the Politics of Authorship in Twentieth-Century Portuguese Women’s Writing, with Hilary Owen (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2011)

Editor, with Stephen Parkinson and T. F. Earle, A Companion to Portuguese Literature, (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2009)

Editor, with Claire Williams, Closer to the Wild Heart. Essays on Clarice Lispector, (Oxford: Legenda, 2002)

Imagens do Eu na Poesia de Florbela Espanca, (Lisbon: Imprensa Nacional- Casa da Moeda, 1997) 

Editor, with Glória Fernandes, Women, Literature and Culture in the Portuguese-Speaking World (Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press, 1996)

 

EDITORSHIP OF JOURNALS

Guest Editor of P.Portuguese Cultural Studies 5 (2013) on António Pedro, with Bruno Silva Rodrigues

Guest Editor of Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 84.4 (2007) on Mia Couto,  with Phillip Rothwell 

Guest Editor of Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies, 2 (1999) on Lídia Jorge

 

BOOK EDITIONS

Judith Teixeira, Obras de Judith Teixeira. Poesia e Prosa, (Lisbon, Dom Quixote, 2015), with Fábio Mário da Silva

António Pedro, Just a Story (Oxford: Oxbow, Books Hispanic Classics Series, 2015) with Bruno Silva Rodrigues and Mariana Gray de Castro

Florbela Espanca, Obras Completas, (Lisbon: Estampa,  2012- ongoing), with Fábio Mário da Silva

 

ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS AND INTRODUCTIONS

  • A Newly Discovered Novel and its Transnational Author: Maria Severn by Francisca Wood.” Portuguese Studies, 32.1 (2016): 48-61.

  • ‘A Landmark Collection in Salazar’s Portugal: Sophia’s Exemplary Tales’ in Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen, Exemplary Tales (Dartmouth: Tagus Press, 2015) pp. xv-xxxii

  • Judith Teixeira: um caso modernista insólito’ in Obras de Judith Teixeira. Poesia e Prosa, (Lisbon, Dom Quixote, 2015) pp.19-36

  • ‘Transatlantic Travel and Modernist Transformations: the singular case of Apenas uma Narrativa, in António Pedro, Just a Story (Oxford: Oxbow, Books Hispanic Classics Series, 2015). pp.1-31

  • ‘Apenas uma narrativa (1942) e o modernismo brasileiro,ou de como ‘les voyages (trans)forment la jeunesse’ in Teoria e Metodologia. Relacionamento nas Lusofonias I, ed by Elias J. Torres Feijó et al, Santiago de Compostela - Coimbra: AIL Editora, 2015, pp.105-112.

  • ‘Memória cultural e ironia sexual  em Fanny Owen’, (with Hilary Owen), Colóquio-Letras, 187, 2014, pp.16-25

  • ‘Assimetrias de Género: a trajetória de Ana Plácido e o papel de Camilo’, in Representações do Feminino em Camilo Castelo Branco, ed by Sérgio Guimarães de Sousa, Braga: Centro de Estudos Camilianos, 2014, pp.39-63

  • Silencios de doble filo: re-presentación del cuerpo de la mujer en la poesía de Florbela Espanca, Irene Lisboa y Judith Teixeira’, in Lo que callan los corpus, lo que afirman los cuerpos, ed by Elena Losada Soler, Helena González Fernández, and Alicia Ramos González. Seville: ArCiBel. 2014, pp. 63-78

  • ‘Watch this Space: Florbela Espanca “Esfinge”, in Reading Literature in Portuguese, (Oxford: Legenda, 2013), 195-202
  • ‘Uma Poeta Forte: a re-visão como manifestação de engenho e arte”, in Florbela Espanca, Obras Completas, vol 3, (Lisbon: Estampa,  2013), pp. 17-38

  • “«Como eu sou vossa Irmã, ó meus Irmãos!…»” in Florbela Espanca, Obras Completas, vol 2, (Lisbon: Estampa,  2012) pp.17-34

  • ‘Ana Plácido, uma escritora oitocentista exemplar’ in Avanços em Literatura e Cultura Portuguesas. Da Idade Média ao Século XIX, ed by Petrov, Petar; et al, 11 vols (Lisbon: Através Editora, 2012) vol 1, 249-266

  • ‘Displacement and Condensation: a Freudian analysis of A Confissão de Lúcio’, Journal of Romance Studies 11.3 (2011), 65-76

  • ‘Modernist Differences: Judith Teixeira and Florbela Espanca’, in Portuguese Modernisms: Multiple Perspectives in Literature and the Visual Arts, ed by Jeronimo Pizarro and Steffen Dix (London: Legenda, 2011)

  • ‘Women Writers up to 1974’, (with Hilary Owen), in A Companion to Portuguese Literature, (London: Boydell&Boyle, 2009) 169-181

  • ‘ “Quem estava a mais era eu”: ilegitimidade e a construção da identidade em O Vale da Paixão, in Lídia Jorge. Para um leitor desconhecido, ed by Ana Paula Ferreira, (Lisbon: Dom Quixote, 2009) 153-169

  • ‘Disrupted Genealogies: the Illegitimate Daughter in Portuguese Literature’ in Gender, Generation, and Legacy, ed by Adalgisa Giorgio and Julia Waters (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007), 234-247

  • ‘Que a minha ironia calada e quase séria fosse o meu baluarte’: Re-Thinking Gender and Genius in Selected Works by Irene Lisboa’ Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Liverpool 75 (2007), 609-623

  • ‘The Wind of Change in Nós matámos o cão-tinhoso’, Ellipsis 5 (2007), 67-85

  • ‘Race and Gender in Orlanda Amarílis’ Cais do Sodré té Salamansa’, Lusotopie, 12 (2005), 45-53

  • ‘Defamiliarization and Déjà Vu in Laços de Família’ in Closer to the Wild Heart: Essays on Clarice Lispector, ed by Cláudia Pazos Alonso and Claire Williams, (Oxford: Legenda, 2002) 73-89

  • ‘Do centro e da periferia: uma re-leitura de Laços de Família’, Veredas, 3-I (2000) 287-299

  • ‘Sex and Success in Notícia da Cidade Silvestre: A Tale of Two Cities, Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies, 2 (1999), 33-48

  • ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Female Transgression and Punishment in O Primo Basílio’, Portuguese Studies, 15 (1999), 93-104

  • ‘Repensar o Feminino: o Montedemo de Hélia Correia’, Via Atlântica, 2, (1999) 109-119

  • ‘Voice and Power in A Floresta em Bremerhaven by Olga Gonçalves’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Liverpool, 75.4 (1998), 443-454

  • ‘A voz do poder e o poder da voz em A Costa dos Murmúrios de Lídia Jorge’, in Actas do Quinto Congresso da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas, ed by T.F.Earle, (Oxford-Coimbra, 1998), vol.2, 1211-1218

  • ‘The Uses and Implications of the Master/Servant Image in José de Alencar’s Novel Senhora’, Ipotesi, 1 (1997), 25-36

  • ‘Alguns apontamentos sobre a recepção crítica de Florbela: os/as poetas têm sexo?’ in A Planície e o Abismo (Actas do Congresso sobre Florbela Espanca realizado na Universidade de Évora, 7 a 9 de dezembro de 1994), Lisbon, Vega, 1997,

  • ‘Becoming Visible: Women Writers from the Early Nineteenth Century to the Early Twentieth Century’, in Women, Literature and Culture in the Portuguese-Speaking World, ed by Cláudia Pazos Alonso (Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press, 1996) 23-37

  • ‘Exploring Women’s Destinies: As Três Marias by Rachel de Queiroz’, in Portuguese, Brazilian and African Studies Presented to Clive Willis on his Retirement, ed. by T.F.Earle and Nigel Griffin (Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1995), 285-295

  • ‘Tanto poeta em verso me cantou: The Role of Florbela Espanca’s University Colleagues in her Poetic Development’, Portuguese Studies, 11 (1995), 168-178

  • ‘Woman and Poet: Florbela in Context’, in Portuguese at Leeds: a Selection of Essays from the Annual Semana Portuguesa, ed. by Lisa Jesse, (Leeds: Trinity and All Saints, 1995), 177-196

  • ‘Imagens do Eu na poesia de Florbela Espanca’ in Actas do Colóquio Estudos sobre as Mulheres em Portugal, (Lisbon: Comissão para a Igualdade e Direitos das Mulheres, 1993), 161-163

 

 

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