Name
Marinela Freitas
Affiliation

ILCML/University of Porto

Seniority
Junior
Bionote

Marinela Freitas is a Researcher at the Margarida Losa Institute for Comparative Literature  (Univ.Porto). She holds a Ph.D. in Anglo-American Studies from the University of Porto, on the poetry and poetics of Emily Dickinson and Luiza Neto Jorge. She has published in the areas of Comparative Literature, Portuguese and North-American Literatures, Feminist Studies, Queer Theory, and Utopian Studies. She is the author of Emily Dickinson e Luiza Neto Jorge: Quantas Faces? (Afrontamento, 2014), for which she received the PEN Club Award - Essay 2015. She has co-edited several books, including New Portuguese Letters to the World: International Reception (with Ana Luísa Amaral and Ana Paula Ferreira, Peter Lang, 2015), Novas Cartas Portuguesas Entre Portugal e o Mundo (with Ana Luísa Amaral, Dom Quixote, 2014) and Utopia Matters (with Fátima Vieira, UPorto, 2005). She has also collaborated in the Portuguese dictionary of feminist criticism (Dicionário da Crítica Feminista, Afrontamento, 2004) and in the Portuguese annotated edition of New Portuguese Letters (Novas Cartas Portuguesas, Dom Quixote, 2010). From 2015 to 2019, she developed a Post-doc project on Posthumanism, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). She is currently a member of the transdisciplinary research project "Utopia, Food and the Future: Utopian thinking and the construction of inclusive societies - a contribution from the Humanities", funded by the FCT.

Research Areas (key words): Comparative Poetics, Twentieth-century Portuguese Poetry, Nineteenth-century North-American Poetry, Posthuman Studies, Literature and Science, Feminist and Queer Studies, Utopia and Gender 

Publications

Amaral, Ana Luísa / Marinela Freitas (eds.) (2018), Do Corpo: Outras Habitações. Identidades e Desejos Outros em Alguma Poesia Portuguesa. Lisboa: Assírio & Alvim.

Freitas, Marinela (2017), “«Entre a Batalha e a Bastilha»: Exílios e Avessos na Poesia de Luiza Neto Jorge”, Exiliance au féminin dans le monde lusophone (XXe-XXIe Siècles), Ed. Maria Graciete Besse, Maria Araújo da Silva, Ana Paula Coutinho et Fátima Outeirinho. Collection “Littérature lusophone”. Paris: Éditions Hispaniques, pp. 55-66.

Amaral, Ana Luísa /Ana Paula Ferreira / Marinela Freitas (eds.) (2015), New Portuguese Letters to the World: International Reception, Oxford, Peter Lang.

Amaral, Ana Luísa / Marinela Freitas (2015), “About ‘the three of us exposed to public view’: The Portuguese response to the New Portuguese Letters, in Ana Luísa Amaral, Ana Paula Ferreira and Marinela Freitas (eds.), New Portuguese Letters to the World: International Reception, Oxford, Peter Lang, pp. 11-48.

Freitas, Marinela (2014), Emily Dickinson e Luiza Neto Jorge: Quantas Faces?, Col. Estudos de Literatura Comparada, Porto, Afrontamento.

Freitas, Marinela (2014), “Génios, Parcas e Asteroides: Os Três Desejos de Octávio C.”, ContraCorrente: Revista de Estudos Literários 5. Manaus: UEA/Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, 2014. pp. 81-93.

Amaral, Ana Luísa / Marinela Freitas (eds.) (2014), Novas Cartas Portuguesas: Entre Portugal e o Mundo, Lisboa, Dom Quixote.

Amaral, Ana Luísa / Marinela Freitas (2014), “Da ‘exposição de meninas na roda’: A recepção em Portugal de Novas Cartas Portuguesas”, in Ana Luísa Amaral e Marinela Freitas (eds.), Novas Cartas Portuguesas: Entre Portugal e o Mundo, Lisboa, Dom Quixote, pp. 35-105.

Amaral, Ana Luísa/Ana Gabriela Macedo/Marinela Freitas (eds.), 2012, Novas Cartas Portuguesas e os Feminismos: Cadernos de Literatura Comparada 26/27 (Junho/Dezembro 2012). ILC/Afrontamento.

Freitas, Marinela (2008), “E-topies”, in Raymond Trousson et Vita Fortunati (eds.), Histoire Transnationale de l'utopie littéraire et de l'utopisme, Paris, Honoré Champion.

Freitas, Marinela (2007), “Unshaded Shadows: Performances of Gender in Emily Dickinson and Luiza Neto Jorge”, in Helena Carvalhão Buescu and João Ferreira Duarte (eds.), Stories and Portraits of the Self. Amsterdam, New York, Rodopi,. pp. 133-144.

Vieira, Fátima / Marinela Freitas (eds.) (2005), Utopia Matters: Essays on Politics, Theory, Literature and the Arts, Publicações UP, Porto.




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