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- DescriptionIntercultural crossings, which are at the core of our contemporary society, are underpinned and shaped by three essential elements: time, space and people. This volume examines the topics of conflict, memory and identity through a collection of viewpoints and perspectives, reflecting a diversity of cultural and social backgrounds.
- Author BiographyLenia Marques has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Studies on Migration and Intercultural Relations, Universidade Aberta, Lisbon, since 2008. She holds a PhD in comparative literature (fragmentary writing in the avant-garde). Her current research focuses on comparative literature and on cultural tourism. Her recent publications include papers on travel literature, literature and the arts, literary tourism and creative tourism. Maria Sofia Pimentel Biscaia teaches translation studies at the New University of Lisbon. She holds a PhD from the University of Aveiro. She is the coordinator of the bilingual project Terminological Dictionary of Postcolonial Literary Theory. She has conducted interdisciplinary research in the fields of visual, gender and postcolonial studies and is the author of the book Postcolonial and Feminist Grotesque: Texts of Contemporary Excess (2011). Gloria Bastos is a professor in the Department of Education and Distance Learning at the Portuguese Open University, Universidade Aberta, Lisbon, where she teaches children's literature. She received a PhD in Portuguese studies for a thesis on theatre for children. She has published several books and articles about children's literature, reading promotion and school libraries. She is on the academic board of the Portuguese National Reading Plan.
- PublisherEuropean Interuniversity Press
- Date of Publication10/03/2012
- Series TitleEurope des cultures/Europe of Cultures
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Country of PublicationBelgium
- First Published2012
- ImprintEuropean Interuniversity Press
- Weight290 g
- Width150 mm
- Height220 mm
- Edited byGloria Bastos,Lenia Marques,Maria Sofia Pimentel Biscaia
- Edition StatementNew edition
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