Cláudia Pazos-Alonso

Cláudia Pazos-Alonso is Professor in Portuguese and Gender Studies, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wadham College. Her research interests range widely across 19th and 20th century Lusophone Literature. Major book publications include Antigone Daughters? Gender, Genealogy, and the Politics of Authorship in 20th-Century Portuguese Women’s Writing (2011, with Hilary Owen), Imagens do Eu na Poesia de Florbela Espanca (1997), and co-edited volumes such as Reading Literature in Portuguese. Commentaries in Honour of Tom Earle (2013), A Companion to Portuguese Literature (2009), and Closer to the Wild Heart. Essays on Clarice Lispector (2002). Together with Fabio Mario da Silva, she is responsible for recent editions of Florbela Espanca (Estampa) and Judith Teixeira (Dom Quixote). She is completing a monograph provisionally entitled Pressing for Change: Francisca de Assis Martins Wood, with nineteenth-century periodical cultural (1868-9) and modern editions of Wood’s editorials and her novel Maria Severn. She is currently Co-Director of the Masters in Women Studies at Oxford, and Vice-President of the International Association of Lusitanists.

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