Carla Morais Pires

Carla Morais Pires is a freelance literary translator and collaborates with CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies). She holds a BA in Modern Languages and Literatures — French and English Studies and an MA in Literary Translation with a dissertation entitled Um Novo Olhar sobre  “A Woman of No Importance” [Oscar Wilde], Tradução e Análise Comparativa  (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto). Her translations embrace areas such as Drama, Fiction and Non-Fiction, as well as Scientific divulgation. Her research interests extend beyond Literary Translation to Comparative Analysis and Comparative Literature. 

 

Recent publications include:

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. Uma Janele para a Eternidade (A Window on Eternity). By Edward O. Wilson. Preface by Mia Couto, ed. CIBIO – Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, 2015.

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. “Vera ou os Niilistas (Vera or the Nihilists).” By Oscar Wilde. Obras Escolhidas I Oscard Wilde. Lisbon: Relógio D’Água Editores, 2014.   

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. Darwin, à descoberta da árvore da vida (Darwin, Discovering the Tree of Life). By Niles Eldredge. Porto: University of Porto, 2012. Joint translation.

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. O Meu Verão com Gatsby (The Summer We Read Gatsby). By Danielle Ganek. Lisbon: Marcador Editora, 2011. 

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. As Lágrimas do Meu Pai (My Father’s Tears and Other Stories). By John Updike. Porto: Civilização Editora, 2010. Joint translation.

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. Uma Mulher Sem Importância (A Woman of No Importance). By Oscar Wilde. Lisbon: Ática Babel Editoria, 2010.

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. A Verdadeira História de um Cão-Guia (Quill, The Life of a Guide Dog). By Kengo Ishiguro. Alfragide: Casa das Letras, 2008. 

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. A Sombra de Lúcifer (Lucifer’s Shadow). By David Hewson. Prior Velho: Campo das Letras, 2008. 

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. O Bazar (Araby). By James Joyce. Lisbon: Caminho Sentido Associação Cultural. Selene, Culturas de Sintra. http://www.selene.pt/sintra-traduzidav12   

Pires, Carla Morais, transl. As Principais Correntes do Pensamento Americano (Main Currents of American Thought). By Irwin Shaw. Via Panorâmica 3.3 (2014).

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