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Romantic and Realist Portuguese Literature

Code 12351
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Literaturas
Entry requirements There is not.
Mode of delivery Lessons of practical-theoretical nature. There are also sessions of tutorial guidance.
Work placements There are no work placements.
Learning outcomes 1. Reveal the ability to explain, critically, the profound cultural and literary changes that Portugal suffered throughout the 19th century.
2. Show knowledge related to the main romantic and realistic authors, as well as authors from other literary movements of the 19th century, and their most significant literary creations, taking also into account the main critical bibliography that concerns them.
3. Show knowledge related to the network of relationships that romanticism, realism and other movements of the 19th century in Portugal weave with other European literatures and also with literatures from outside Europe.
4. Through a written work, manifest skills in the production of narrative texts, skills that must be associated with a better understanding of the theoretical concepts transmitted during the classes.
Syllabus 1. A panoramic view of the 19th century Portuguese: history, literature and society.
2. Almeida Garrett's aesthetic journeys (1799-1854): from classicism to the threshold of modernity.
3. Alexandre Herculano (1810-1877) or literature as history and moral example.
4. Narratology: theory and practice.
5. The second romantic generation.
6. The narrative path of Camilo Castelo Branco (1825-1890).
7. Júlio Dinis (1839-1871): the false “lightness” of a transition.
8. The Generation of 70: family portrait.
9. Eça de Queirós (1845-1900): from romanticism to naturalism.
10. "Os Maias" (1888): a borderline book in the work of Eça de Queirós.
11. The “last Eça” and the Portuguese literature of the end of the 19th century.
Main Bibliography BEIRANTE, Cândido (1991), "Alexandre Herculano: “As faces do poliedro”", Lisboa, Vega.
COELHO, Jacinto do Prado (2001), "Introdução ao Estudo da Novela Camiliana", 3ª ed., Lisboa, Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda.
CRUZ, Liberto (2002), "Júlio Dinis: Biografia", Lisboa, Quetzal Editores.
MACHADO, Álvaro Manuel (1998), "A Geração de 70: Uma revolução cultural e literária", 4ª ed., Lisboa, Presença.
REIS, Carlos e Maria da Natividade Pires (eds.) (1993), "História Crítica da Literatura Portuguesa", V: "O Romantismo", Lisboa/São Paulo, Editorial Verbo;
RIBEIRO, Maria Aparecida (ed.) (1994), "História Crítica da Literatura Portuguesa", VI: "Realismo e Naturalismo", Lisboa/São Paulo, Editorial Verbo;
PEREIRA, José Carlos Seabra (ed.) (1995), "História Crítica da Literatura Portuguesa", VII: "Do Fim-de-século ao Modernismo", Lisboa/São Paulo, Verbo.
SARAIVA, António José e Óscar Lopes (2008) , "História da Literatura Portuguesa", Porto, Porto Editora.



Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-15

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