Maria Alzira Seixo

Full professor

E-mail: masss@netcabo.pt

Biographical noteMaria Alzira Seixo

She studied at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon, where she complete her degree in Romance Philology. She then left for Paris, to attend the École Pratique des Hautes Études, where she studied with Roland Barthes (co-supervisor of her doctorate) and Greimas, attending at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, classes of Todorov, Lacan and Kristeva. In 1966 she became professor of the Department of French Literature at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Lisbon, after which she taught Comparative Literature. In 1979 she completed her doctorate in French Literature. She was the director of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon during the 1996-98 term.

Selected publications

  • 2010. As Flores do Inferno e Jardins Suspensos. (II Vol. do item de 2002).
  • 2010.  (co-author). Memória Descritiva da ed. ne varietur da obra de A.L. Antunes.
  • 2008. “‘Mau Tempo no Canal’: a metáfora iridescente”, Actas do Congresso Nemesiano de Ponta Delgada.
  • 2008. (org. e co-author) Dicionário da Obra de A. L. Antunes. 2 volumes.
  • 2006. O Rio com Regresso, ensaios camilianos. 
  • 2002. Os Romances de António Lobo Antunes. Lisboa: Dom Quixote.
  • 1999. Lugares da Ficção em José Saramago. Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional/Casa da Moeda.
  • 1998. Poéticas da Viagem na Literatura. Lisboa: Cosmos.
  • 1986. Para um Estudo da Expressão do Tempo no Romance Português Contemporâneo. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Filológicos, 1968; 2ª ed. IN/CM, 1986.
  • 1986. A Palavra do Romance. Lisboa: Horizonte.
  • 1985. Le Parcours du Plaisir (Francion de Charles Sorel). Paris: Fondation Gulbenkian.

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