Duarte Drumond Braga

PhD Researcher

E-mail: duartedbraga@gmail.com

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Duarte Drumond Braga (b. 1981) is a Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He holds a PhD (2014) in Comparative Studies from the University of Lisbon (thesis topic: Orientalism in 20th century Portuguese Poetry: Fernando Pessoa, Camilo Pessanha and Alberto Osório de Castro). He is currently part of the Thinking Goa Project (Funded by Fapesp, Brazil) and the Texts and Contexts of Portuguese Orientalism Project (Funded by Fct, Portugal). From 2004 to 2014 he has been a researcher at the U. Lisbon’s Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC), and in 2009 was awarded an FCT Doctoral Grant. He lectured Creative Writing at the same University’s BA in Comparative Arts and Cultures. His current research interests are: the works of Fernando Pessoa, Poetry in Portuguese (19th-20th centuries), the Lusophone Literatures from Goa, Macau and Timor and Portuguese orientalist writing. He has co-edited five books, such as (with Paulo Borges) the volume Buda e o Budismo no Ocidente e na Cultura Portuguesa and, more recently, in 2013, the poetry anthology Nau-Sombra. Os Orientes da Poesia Portuguesa do século XX (2013). He has also published several articles concerning these fields of research, of which several concern the issue of orientalism and imperialism in Fernando Pessoa.

Main areas of research

  • 19th and 20th centuries Portuguese Poetry;
  • Comparative Literature in Portuguese;
  • Portuguese Orientalism, Goa and Macau.

Selected publications

  • BRAGA, D. N. D. Sinais de Oriente em Mário de Sá-Carneiro e Ângelo de Lima. Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies, v. 1, p. 1-13, 2017. More info.
  • BRAGA, D. N. D. A terra de ninguém do poema: a Grande Guerra na poesia portuguesa. Colóquio. Letras, v. 191, p. 58-67, 2016.
  • BRAGA, D. N. D. GARMES, H. . Indianismos na poesia brasileira e goesa: os casos de Gonçalves Dias e de Paulino Dias. Gragoatá (UFF), v. 21, p. 744-761, 2016. More info.
  • BRAGA, D. N. D. Poesia e Diplomacia: China e Índia em dois poetas portugueses contemporâneos. Revista de Cultura, v. 51, p. 78-88, 2016.
  • BRAGA, D. N. D. Por outras mãos: a écfrase da écfrase em Nuno Júdice. ELYRA: REVISTA DA REDE INTERNACIONAL LYRACOMPOETICS, v. 8, p. 163-173, 2016. More info.
  • OLIVEIRA, S. P. (Org.); BRAGA, D. N. D. (Org.) . Revista do Centro de Estudos Portugueses (Dossiê Ruy Cinatti). 35. ed. Belo Horizonte: Faculdade de Letras da UFMG, 2016. v. 1. 145p. More info.
  • BOSCAGLIA, F. (Org.); BRAGA, D. N. D. (Org.) . Pessoa Plural Número 9, primavera de 2016 (Número especial: Oriente e Orientalismo). 9. ed. Providence, Warwick, Bogotá: Brown University, Warwick University, Los Andes University, 2016. v. 1. 612p. More info.
  • BRAGA, D. N. D. CASTRO, P. M. (Org.); GARMES, H. (Org.). Via Atlântica, n.º 30 [Goa ? Literatura e Cultura 2]. 1. ed. São Paulo: Revista do Programa de Pós-Graduação de Estudos Comparados de Literaturas de Língua Portuguesa da Un, 2016. v. 1. 348p. More info.

ORION – Portuguese Orientalism / LOCUS

TECOP. Texts and Contexts of Portuguese Orientalism – The International Congresses of Orientalists (1873-1973)