Maria Helena Marques Antunes

PhD Researcher

E-mail: mhel.antunes@gmail.com

foto_MariaHelenaMarquesAntunes2-2
Biographical note

Maria Helena Marques Antunes, Elementary and Secondary School Teacher (2007-2013) and Alliance Française Teacher (since 2005), is currently a French foreign-language assistant at the Department of General and Romance Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She graduated in Modern Languages and Literatures – Portuguese and French Studies, Educational Training Branch (FLUC, 2002),  completed a Master’s Degree in Romance Studies, specializing in French Studies, with a dissertation titled Christine de Pizan: “Construction d’une nouvelle image de la femme”, (FLUL, 2005) and a PhD in Literature and Culture Studies, specializing in Comparative Studies, with the thesis entitled “Modalidades de interlocução na poesia peninsular e francesa do século XV” (ULisboa, 2017). She is particularly interested in medieval French and Iberian literature and in recent years she has mainly developed research in the field of poetry of the fifteenth century. She is part of the ECHO project: Poesia e Poetas do Cancioneiro Geral and has regularly presented partial results of her work, both in international conferences and in specialized publications.

Main areas of research

  • Iberian and French poetry (14th-15th centuries);
  • Songbooks of the 14th century;
  • Genres and other poetic categories;
  • Rhetoric.

Selected publications

  • 2016 «Compositio y argumentación en la poesía de Rui Moniz». Revista de Cancioneros Impresos y Manuscritos, 5, pp. 1-29. More info.
  • 2015a «Ajuda y argumentación en el debate Cuidar e Sospirar», pp.257-265 in Carlos Alvar (coord.). Estudios de literatura medieval en la Península Ibérica. San Millán de la Cogolla: Cilengua.
  • 2015b «Sarcasmo e subversão em algumas glosas do Cancioneiro Geral», pp. 171-181 in Elisa Nunes Esteves, Isabel Barros Dias, Margarida Reffóios (dirs.). O Riso. Teorias. Leituras. Realizações. Casal de Cambra: Caleidoscópio.
  • 2014 «La pregunta/respuesta filosófica y moral en la poesía cancioneril portuguesa». Svmma [en línea], 3, Primavera, pp.24-38. Doi: 10.1344/Svmma2014.3.3. More info.
  • 2012a «As ajudas ao serviço da sátira no Cancioneiro Geral», pp.51-59 in Cristina Almeida Ribeiro & Sara Rodrigues de Sousa (eds.). Cancioneiro Geral de Garcia de Resende: um livro à luz da História. Vila Nova de Famalicão: Húmus. Mais info.
  • 2012b «Formas de interlocução no Cancioneiro Geral de Garcia de Resende: o género pergunta/resposta», pp.637-647 in Antonia Martínez et alii (eds.). Actas del XIV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Hispánica de Literatura Medieval (Murcia, 6 a 10 de septiembre de 2011). Murcia: Universidad de Murcia, 2012.
  • 2009 «Le dialogue intratextuel dans l’Epistre Othea», pp.233-248 in Liliane Dulac et alii (éds.). Desireuse de plus avant enquerre… Actes du Ve Colloque International sur Christine de Pizan (Paris, 20-24 juillet 2006). Volume en hommage à James Laidlaw. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2009.
  • 2008 «Connaître pour transformer: deux versions christiniennes du mythe d’Arachné», pp.219-229 in Juliette Dor et Marie-Élisabeth Henneau (éds.). Christine de Pizan. Une femme de science, une femme de lettres. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2008.Main areas of research

ECHO: Poetry and poets of the Cancioneiro geral/Grupo- MORPHE