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Dissertation

Code 12334
Year 2
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 60
Workload OT(30H)
Scientific area Letras Aplicadas
Entry requirements To be fluent in Portuguese language.
Mode of delivery Sessions of tutorial guidance.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes - Increase the capacity of scientific research. - Develop a dissertation with scientific rigor about a given topic on the lusophone area. - Scientifically master the chosen subject of the MA dissertation at the moment of completion. - Participate in congresses and magazines taking advantage of the skills acquired. At the end of the unit, students should be able to: - scientifically master the chosen subject of the MA dissertation at the moment of completion; - defend arguments supported in the MA dissertation; - - participate in national and international congresses, magazines, workshops or cultural events, and disclose the subject matter developed in the dissertation or taking advantage of the skills acquired during this second cycle; - publish essays or books from the scientific skills acquired in the preparation and defense of the dissertation.
Syllabus 1. The search for identity and the national destiny in the post-25 April portuguese narrative. 2. Literary text and artistic creativity: from inspiration to teknê. 3. Fundamental rules towards the interpretation of a film or a picture. 4. Typological distinction and characterization of the marginal literature genres. 5. Persistence of classic mythology and rhetoric. 6. Latin influences on Portuguese culture. 7. Myths and realities of the Portuguese expansion History. 8. Idiosyncrasies of the African Lusophone cultures on contemporary times. 9. Main trends of the Brazilian contemporary culture the Romance languages. 10. Geographical diversity of Portuguese language in lusophone world.
Main Bibliography ASSOCIAÇÃO PORTUGUESA DE LINGUÍSTICA (1994). Variação Linguística no Espaço, no Tempo e na Sociedade. Lisboa: APL/ Ed. Colibri. AZEVEDO, F. et al. (Ed.), Imaginário, Identidades e Margens., V.N. Gaia, Gailivro, 2007. BETHENCOURT, F. e CURTO, D. R. (dir.), A Expansão Marítima Portuguesa, (1400-1800), Lisboa, Edições 70, 2010. GRIMAL, P., Dicionário de Mitologia Grega e Romana, Lisboa, Difel, 1999. PEREIRA, António dos S. (2008). Portugal Descoberto, vol. II: Cultura Contemporânea e Pós-Moderna. Covilhã: UBI e FCT. PEREIRA, M. H. R., Estudos de História da Cultura Clássica, vol. 2, Cultura Romana. Lisboa, Fund. Calouste Gulbenkian, 1984. VIEIRA, C. C., «Apropriações da Antiguidade Clássica no romance histórico português», in Colóquio/Letras (Lisboa), n.o 182, Janeiro-Março 2013, pp. 127-138. Vieira, Cristina Costa, Manso, Henrique e Carrilho, Ana Rita (Eds.). (2018). Portugal - Brasil - PALOP: Relações Culturais. Lisboa:Colibri.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-07-28

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