Parkinson, Stephen, Cláudia Pazos Alonso, and T. F. Earle, editors. A Companion to Portuguese Literature. Tamesis, 2009.

  • Sílvia Oliveira Rhode Island College


A Companion to Portuguese Literature is a remarkably inspired and personalized introduction to the unattainable task of contextualizing perfectly the totality of Portuguese literary history. Comprising significant improvements and complements to the 1932 classic Portuguese Literature by Aubrey Bell and the more recent A Revisionary History of Portuguese Literature, edited by Miguel Tamen and Helena C. Buescu (Garland Publishing, 1999), A Companion to Portuguese Literature is unabashedly canonical yet revisionary, at once unassumingly authoritative and entertaining, resourceful and pleasantly concise.
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