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 the international PhD programme in Comparative Studies PHDCOMP. His current research focuses on the theme of old age in mid-twentieth-century radio art, and his research interests include twentieth-century fiction and drama, comparative literature, and irrationality in literature.
Main areas of research
- Mid-twentieth century fiction and drama;
- Comparative literature;
- Irrationality in literature.
- 2020 (forthcoming). “The Aged Radio Body: Corporeality and Old Age in All That Fall”. Journal of Beckett Studies.
- 2019. On Fear, Horror, and Terror: Giving Utterance to the Unutterable, edited by Pedro Querido and María Ibáñez-Rodríguez. Leiden: Brill.
- 2019.“Non-Embodied Old Voices? Problematizing Old Age, Embodiment, and Scepticism in Radio Art”. Modern Language Review 114:3, 423-443.
- 2019. “Mid-Twentieth Century Radio Art: The Ontological Insecurity of the Radio Text”.NECSUS European Journal of Media Studies8:2, 91-111.
- 2018. “Considering Old Age and the Absurd in Harold Pinter’sA Slight Ache”. Harold Pinter Review 2:1, 59-81.
- 2017. “From Kharms to Camus: Towards a Definition of the Absurd as Resistance”.Modern Language Review 112:4, 765-792.