Portuguese Literature II
Cod: 51166
Department: DH
Scientific area: Literature
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

This Curricular unit offers a panoramic view of Portuguese Literature, from the end of the 16th to the 19th century. The main features that illustrate and distinguish the various literary forms cultivated during this time are analysed, as well as the most significant authors of the period. Some specific texts considered as paradigmatic will be deeply analysed. Each year two authors or two literary works will be suggested for a deep study.

Late 18th Century Literature
19th Century Novel

By the end of this curricular unit, the student must have acquired / developed:
•extensive knowledge about the Portuguese literary production concerning the different periods analysed;
•competence to read and to comment texts critically;
•ability to use, in a personal and critical perspective, the acquired knowledge in the analysis of different texts and genders concerning different periods;
•Skilful writing, ability of expression, synthesis, reflection and criticism are also recquired.

I.The XVIth century
 •The poetry of Sá de Miranda
 •The classical approach with António Ferreira
II.Padre António Vieira and the rethoric of barroque
 •Main subjects of poetry
 •Sermão de Santo António aos peixes
III.The XVIIIth century Enlightenment
 •The poetry of the Árcades
 •Pre-romantic tendencies - Marquesa de Alorna and Bocage
IV.The realistic-naturalistic portuguese XIXth century novel
 •Júlio Dinis, Camilo Castelo Branco e Eça de Queirós – As pupilas do senhor reitor, Eusébio Macário and the short story Singularidades de uma rapariga loira.

Main Bibliography::
MAGALHÃES, Isabel Allegro de (coord.), História e Antologia da Literatura Portuguesa: século XVI, Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2007 (Volumes I e II) - também disponível online: http://www.leitura.gulbenkian.pt/boletim_cultural/boletim_cultural.php?serie=HALP (fasc. nº 10 a 27)
MAGALHÃES, Isabel Allegro de (coord.), História e Antologia da Literatura Portuguesa: século XVII, Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2007 (Volume III) também disponível online:http://www.leitura.gulbenkian.pt/boletim_cultural/boletim_cultural.php?serie=HALP (fasc. nº 28 a 37)
RIBEIRO, Maria Aparecida, Realismo e Naturalismo, in História crítica da literatura portuguesa, Carlos REIS (coord.), Volume VI, Lisboa, Verbo, 1994.

Other references:
BUESCU, Maria Leonor Carvalhão, Literatura Portuguesa Clássica, Lisboa, Universidade Aberta, 1992.
SARAIVA, António José & LOPES, Óscar, História da Literatura Portuguesa, Porto, Porto Editora, (qualquer uma das reedições).

NB: Further bibliography online might be recommended for each specific topic of the curricular unit.

Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).