Maria Zulmira Castanheira

Maria Zulmira Castanheira is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Nova University Lisbon, Portugal, where she teaches English Literature, Translation Studies and Anglo-Portuguese Studies and coordinates the undergraduate programme in Translation. She has been a researcher at CETAPS since 1981 and at present she coordinates the research group Anglo-Portuguese Studies. She holds an MA and a PhD in Anglo-Portuguese Studies (title of MA dissertation: Para o retrato de Robert Southey — a visão de Portugal; title of PhD dissertation: A Grã-Bretanha na imprensa periódica do Romantismo português: imagens polimórficas, 4 volumes). Her research concentrates mainly on eighteenth and nineteenth century Anglo-Portuguese historical, literary and cultural relations. She has written extensively on British travel writing on Portugal and on the reception of British culture in the periodical press of Portuguese Romanticism. She is particularly interested in Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Imagology, Travel Writing, English Literature and Culture and Translation Studies. She is also co-coordinator of the collection Memórias de Viagem published by Caleidoscópio.

 

Publications:

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Representations of Elizabeth I in the Periodical Press of Portuguese Romanticism: Flattering and Derogatory Portrayals.” Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses 23 (2014): 299-318. http://hdl.handle.net/10362/14710

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Retrato da sociedade portuguesa num relato britânico da primeira metade de Oitocentos: do desenho à palavra.” From Brazil to Macao. Travel Writing and Diasporic Space. Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa, Luísa Flora and Teresa Malafaia, eds. Lisbon: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies/Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa, 2013. 335-347.

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “O papel mediador da imprensa periódica na divulgação da cultura britânica em Portugal ao tempo do Romantismo (1836-1865): matérias e imagens.” Entre Classicismo e Romantismo. Ensaios de Cultura e Literatura. Jorge Bastos da Silva e Maria Zulmira Castanheira, org. Studies in Classicism and Romanticism 2, col. Porto: FLUP/CETAPS, 2013. 76-106.
http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id022id1304id2626&sum=sim

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Joseph-Barthélemy-François Carrère’s Tableau de Lisbonne, en 1796 (1797) in English Translation.” inTRAlinea. Online Translation Journal of the Department of Interpreting and Translation of the University of Bologna, Italy. Special Issue: Travel Writing and Translation, 2013.
http://www.intralinea.org/specials/article/1965

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. ““A Dog and Three Englishmen”: Representations of the English and of English National Identity in Alexandre Herculano’s De Jersey a Granville (1843).” Interrogating Gazes: Comparative Critical Views on the Representation of Foreignness and Otherness. Monserrat Cots, Pere Gifra-Adroher & Glyn Hambrook, eds. Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2013. 67-74.

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Troca de olhares entre Portugal e a Inglaterra na literatura de viagens da segunda metade do século XIX: Lady Jackson e Eduardo Coelho.” Dedalus. Revista Portuguesa de Literatura Comparada 14-15 (2010-2011): 391-408.

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Philadelphia Stephens e a controvérsia em torno de Letters from Portugal, on the late and present state of that kingdom (1777).” Pombal e o seu Tempo. João Paulo Pereira da Silva, coord. Casal de Cambra: Caleidoscópio, 2010. 69-82.

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “A Literatura Inglesa na Imprensa Periódica Portuguesa do Romantismo.” Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses 17 (2008): 127-254.
http://hdl.handle.net/10362/4388

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. ““O abstruso idioma de Shakespeare e Byron.” Para a imagem da língua inglesa na imprensa periódica do Romantismo português.” Estudos Anglo-Portugueses. Livro de Homenagem a Maria Leonor Machado de Sousa. Carlos Ceia, Isabel Lousada and Maria João da Rocha Afonso, org. Lisbon: Edições Colibri / Faculty of Social and Human Sciences / Centro de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses, 2003.  91-108.

Castanheira, Maria Zulmira. “Robert Southey, o primeiro lusófilo inglês.” Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses 5 (1996): 59-120. http://hdl.handle.net/10362/4368

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