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Cláudia Pazos-Alonso

Associate Professor, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages; Fellow, Wadham College

Cláudia Pazos-Alonso's has published widely on Lusophone literature from the nineteenth century to the present day. Her research interests encompass canon-formation; women writers; modernism; genre and gender. Recent books include Antigone’s Daughters? Gender, Genealogy and the Politics of Authorship in 20th-Century Portuguese Women's Writing, co-authored with Hilary Owen (Lewsiburg: Bucknell University Press, 2011). She is co-editor of several volumes including Closer to the Wild Heart. Essays on Clarice Lispector, (Oxford: Legenda, 2002); A Companion to Portuguese Literature, (London: Boydell&Boyle, 2009); and Reading Literature in Portuguese, (Oxford: Legenda, 2013). As part of her current research project on modernity and gender, she is particularly interested in exploring how literary works and other cultural media are shaped by their authors' transnational experiences.