Ana Raquel Fernandes

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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon

Ana Raquel Fernandes is an Assistant Professor at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal. She is a full researcher at ULICES - University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. She was the PI of the Research Project entitled The Reception of British and Irish Short Fiction in Portugal and Portuguese Short Fiction in the United Kingdom and Ireland (1980-2012) (acronym CC/ST – Contar um Conto/ StoryTelling). 

Dr Fernandes completed her Post-Doctoral research in 2015 on the short story in contemporary British and Portuguese women’s writing. The research was carried out at the ULICES in conjunction with the Cátedra Gil Vicente, University of Birmingham U.K., where she held the position of Honorary Research Fellow from 2009 to 2016. She is the author of What about the Rogue? Peter Lang, 2011 (Honourable Mention ESSE Book Award 2012). Dr Fernandes has also published a range of journal articles and book chapters on aspects of British and Portuguese contemporary fiction. Furthermore, she has co-edited two anthologies on translated short fiction: Contar um Conto, 2014, and Storytelling: Memory, Love and Loss in Portuguese Short Fiction, 2016.

Main Publications:

  • What about the Rogue? Survival and Metamorphosis in Contemporary British Literature and Culture. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2011.
  • Inseguranças no Espaço Urbano: Estudos Literários e Culturais, Co-edited with Susana Araújo and Sandra Bettencourt. Humus, Forthcoming, 2012.
  • «“The Bloody Chamber” and “O Belo Adormecido”: intertextuality as an effective strategy to subvert conventions» (VI Congresso Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Literatura Comparada/ X Colóquio de Outono Comemorativo das Vanguardas – Universidade do Minho 2009/2010) 

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