Pedro Querido

PhD Student


Biographical note

Pedro Querido (MA in English Literature, University of London, 2009; MA in Teaching English and German, New University of Lisbon, 2012) is a student in an international PhD programme in Comparative Studies (PHDCOMP) and the recipient of a scholarship from the Portuguese Funding Agency (FCT). His PhD research focuses on the interplay between the theme of old age and the philosophical concept of the absurd.

Main areas of research

  • Mid-twentieth century literature and drama;
  • Comparative literature;
  • The absurd in literature.

Selected publications

  • 2013. “A theoretical matrix to approach literary texts in the foreign language classroom”. Porto: E-Teals.

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