Portuguese Language and Literatures


Tourism and Culture Management, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

- Manuela Sofia da Conceição Silva

Sound knowledge of the structure of the Portuguese language: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and lexicon.

Students should be able to:
O1- to understand the Portuguese language and literatures in Portuguese as tools to represent different forms of viewing and interpreting the world;

O2- to master different grammatical and discoursive skills that allow to understand, interpret and produce formal texts.

C1 - Portuguese language and the Portuguese speaking world;
1.1. Portuguese language varieties;
C2 - Writing identities in literature: Texts and Genres:
2.1. Genre specificities: narrative, poetic e dramatic;
2.2. The text's genology;
C3 - Literatures: Portuguese (20th and 21st C), Brazilian (19th, 20th and 21st C) and African Literatures in Portuguese.

Evaluation Methodology

- BALIBAR, E. (1979). Literatura, significação e Ideologia. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Lisboa: Arcádia
- GENETTE, G. (1995). Discurso da narrativa. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Lisboa: Vega
- BOSI, A. (2008). História concisa da literatura brasileira. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). São Paulo: Cultrix
- LARANJEIRA, P. e SANTOS, E. (1995). Literaturas africanas de expressão portuguesa. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Lisboa: Universidade Aberta

Method of interaction
M1 - lectures;

M2 - practical classes focusing on literary analysis.

Software used in class
Not applicable