Eça de Queirós and the Victorian Press

February 2014
1 black and white illustrations
241 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Monografias A
ISBN: 9781855662681
Format: Hardback
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Tamesis Books
BISAC LIT004280, HIS045000

Eça de Queirós and the Victorian Press

Teresa Pinto Coelho

Focusses on the years that Eça de Queirós lived in Paris and shows how the periodicals he conceived and edited were modeled on dozens of Victorian and American publications.
Eça de Queirós' work has primarily been studied within the context of French literature and culture. This book presents a different Eça. Focusing on the years that he lived in Paris, it demonstrates how the periodicals he himself conceived and edited were modeled on dozens of Victorian ones such as the Contemporary Review, the Review of Reviews or the Idler, as well as on some American ones such as the Forum, the Arena, and the North American Review.
This book shows us an Eça who is undeniably an Anglophile, an Eça long seduced by the diversity and originality of English thought, an Eça increasingly distant from the French cultural model which had marked his education.

Teresa Pinto Coelho is Full Professor and Chair in Anglo-Portuguese Studies at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

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Table of Contents

Author's Editorial Notes
An Invoice from Galignani's
The Revista de Portugal: An English-style Review?
The Suplemento Literário da Gazeta de Notícias and the Victorian New Journalism
'O Serão': Finally, an English-style Magazine?
Appendix 1: Contents of the Revista de Portugal
Appendix 2: Selected Texts ['Ideias e Factos']
Appendix 3: Books Published in English which are Reviewed in the Revista de Portugal
Appendix 4: Books Published in English Announced in the Suplemento Literário da Gazeta de Notícias do Rio de Janeiro
Sources and Selected Bibliography


Offers a comprehensive insight into how a transnational public intellectual derived material inspiration from a broad range of Victorian periodicals. SHARP NEWS

Author Bio

Full Professor (Chair in Anglo-Portuguese Studies), Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

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