Battleground Bodies published

This is the first book to provide a comparative exploration of the gendered and sexual body in Mozambican literature, engaging with the work of six authors spanning different generations, styles and aesthetics. The study begins by providing a detailed and innovative survey of the dynamics of gender, sexuality and power in the Portuguese colonial and … Continue reading

New Portuguese Letters to the World published

Published in 1972, New Portuguese Letters addressed censored issues – such as the colonial war, immigration, the Catholic Church, violence, and the legal and social status of women – becoming a symbol of resistance against the Fascist Portuguese regime. Privileging feminist approaches, this volume maps the reception of the book in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, … Continue reading

Utopia in Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone African Countries published

This book studies the history, literature and culture of Portuguese-speaking countries through the lens of utopia. The role of utopia in Portuguese literature is the object of fresh analyses ranging from Camões to Gonçalo M. Tavares, and António Vieira to José Saramago. The chapters on Angola and Mozambique show how national identity received a major … Continue reading

New publication: Pré-História e nacional-socialismo na Alemanha

Na Alemanha do nacional-socialismo, a ciência da Arqueologia Pré-Histórica alcançou uma posição de altíssima relevância no contexto de legitimação ideológica do regime nazista. Propagava-se uma interdependência entre a «grandeza germânica» do passado pré-histórico e a superioridade das «raças nórdicas» no mundo contemporâneo. Os arqueólogos e os pré-historiadores, nas universidades e nos museus, muito contribuíram para … Continue reading

New publications: Narrating the Postcolonial Nation and Speaking the Postcolonial Nation

The essays collected in this volume look at the way that Mozambican and Angolan literary works seek to narrate, re-create and make sense of the postcolonial nation. Some of the studies focus on individual works; others are comparative analyses of Angolan and Mozambican works, with a focus on the way they enter into dialogue with … Continue reading

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