Isabel Fernandes

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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon

Isabel Fernandes is a Professor of English at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon and Scientific Coordinator of the Narrative & Medicine interdisciplinary project. With a PhD in English Literature, she has published extensively on several British authors: D. H. Lawrence, Emily Brontë, Jane Austen, Joseph Conrad, A. S. Byatt and Ted Hughes, among others. Besides English literature, her areas of expertise include narratology and literary theory as well as inter-art studies (namely Literature and Painting).

Main Publications:

  • (2011). Literatura: a (in)disciplina na intersecção dos saberes e das artes. Cadernos de Anglística 16. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos / Edições Colibri.
  • (2011). Critical Dialogues: Slow Readings of English Literary Texts. Lisboa: Edição de Autor.
  • (2010).“Adoecer de Hélia Correia ou um ‘conhecimento por dentro’”. Colóquio / Letras: Revista Quadrimensal 175 (Setembro / Dezembro) (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa): 145-155.
  • (2009). “Of Painters, Models and their Downfall: The Case of John Singer Sargent’s Madame X”. “So long lives this and this gives life to thee”. Homenagem a Maria Helena de Paiva Correia. Lisboa: Departamento de Estudos Anglísticos – FLUL. 313-323.
  • (2007). “The Taming of Lady Chatterley’s Creator: D. H. Lawrence in Portugal after 70 Years”. D. H. Lawrence. Org. Dieter Mehl and Christa Jansohn. The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe. London: Compendium Books.
  • (2006). “From Anxiety to Self-reflexivity: The Role of Literature in the University”, Anglo-Saxónica: Revista do Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa. Série II 24: 143-151.
  • (2006). “Sophia M. B. Andresen Re-presents Byron”. “And Gladly wolde (s)he lerne and gladly teche”. Homenagem a Júlia Dias Ferreira. Lisboa: Departamento de Estudos Anglísticos – FLUL / Edições Colibri. 247-258.

Coordinator and Editor of:

  • (2015). Creative Dialogues: Narrative and Medicine.
  • (2014). Contar (com) a Medicina. 

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