Cristiana Vasconcelos Rodrigues

Senior Lecturer

Email: cristianavr@gmail.com

20170319 CVR (Vitor Pires)Biographical note

Born in Lisbon in 1968, Cristiana Vasconcelos Rodrigues teaches German literature and culture as well as and Comparative Literature at the Universidade Aberta since 1998. Graduated in English and German Literary Studies (1990), she has been dedicating her research studies to comparative literature, specifically on what regards the Portuguese and German study fields. Her Masters Degree (1997) focuses on the Portuguese poet António Patrício and the Austrian poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal and her PhD (2006) on the presence of the philosopher Baruch d’Espinoza and the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin in the works of the Portuguese contemporary writer Maria Gabriela Llansol. Cristiana Vasconcelos Rodrigues is a founding member of the Espaço Llansol Association (http://espacollansol.blogspot.com/), where Maria Gabriela Llansol’s literary estate is archived since the author’s death in 2008.

Main areas of research

  • Literature and Emotions;
  • Literature and Music;
  • The relationship between ethics and aesthetics in the contemporary Portuguese literature – the Llansol case-study;
  • Literature and Religion.

Selected publications

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, João Barrento (org.), Llansol e Spinoza: «Uma estética literária para a geometria», Lisboa: Mariposa Azual, 2017 (ISBN 978-972-8481-55-1)

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “A leitura em Llansol, demonstrada de forma espinosiana”, in Llansol e Spinoza: «Uma estética literária para a geometria», Lisboa: Mariposa Azual, 2017, pp.157-184 (ISBN 978-972-8481-55-1)

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “Gabriela Llansol, Giorgio Agamben, e o Jogo”, in O Jogo do Mundo, coordenação de Margarida Santos Alpalhão, Carlos Clamote Carreto e Isabel de Barros Dias, IELT – Instituto de Estudos de Literatura e Tradição, 2017, pp.373-397 (ISBN: 978-989-99761-8-4).

ALVES, Fernanda Mota, Luísa Afonso Soares, Cristiana Vasconcelos Rodrigues (org.), Estudos de Memória. Teoria e Análise Cultural, Editora Húmus / Centro de Estudos Comparatistas, 2016 [ISBN: 978‑989‑755‑175‑8].

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “«À procura de um final feliz», ou a narrativa adâmica revisitada por Llansol”, in Revisitar o Mito / Myths Revisited, organização de Abel Nascimento Pena, Maria de Jesus C. Relvas, Rui Carlos Fonseca e Teresa Casal, Lisboa, Edições Húmus, 2015, pp.815-827. (ISBN: 978-989-755-112-3)

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “Mito e História na noção do Trágico em Hölderlin”, in Representações do Mito na História e na Literatura, organização de Ana Luísa Vilela, Elisa Nunes Esteves, Fábio Mário da Silva e Margarida Reffóios, Évora, Universidade de Évora, CEL, 2014, pp.247-258. (ISBN: 978-989-96532-4-5) More info.

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “Spinoza e Llansol: a troca de pensamento e de afecto”, in Europa em Sobreimpressão. Llansol e as Dobras da História, org. de João Barrento, Lisboa, Assírio & Alvim, 2011, pp.155-181. (ISBN: 978-972-37-1607-8). More info.

RODRIGUES, Cristiana Vasconcelos, “Aspekte des Zynismus in Heines Lutezia”, in Differenz und Identität. Heinrich Heine (1797 – 1856). Europäische Perspektiven im 19. Jahrhundert, ed. por Alfred Opitz, Trier, WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 1998, pp. 201-210. More info.

Some publications are available in the repository of the University of Lisbon.

Music and Literature / THELEME

Aesthetics of Memory and Emotions / MORPHE