Dr Paul Melo e Castro

Dr Paul Melo e Castro

Lecturer in Portuguese

+44 (0)113 343 0701

Summary: Lusophone literature, film and visual culture

Research

Single-Authored Books

Shades of Grey: 1960s Lisbon in Novel, Film and Photography. London: MHRA Texts and Dissertations, 2011.

Edited Volumes

(with Hélder Garmes and Duarte D. Braga) Via Atlântica, 30 (2016), Special Issue entitled ‘Goa: Literatura e Cultura 2’, available on-line.

(with Cielo G. Festino) Muse India, 70 (Nov-Dec 2016), Special Issue entitled ‘Portuguese-Language Goan Literature’, available on-line.

(with Ana Raquel Fernandes and Pat Odber de Baubeta) Storytelling: Memory, Love and Loss in Portuguese Short Fiction, Lisbon: CEAUL, 2016.

Book Chapters

(With Hélder Garmes) ‘Entre o mainstream e a contracultura na Goa da década de 1970’, in Epitácio Pais, Preia-Mar, Saligão, India: Goa, 1556, 2016, pp.281-308.

‘Atitudes que o Vento Levou: Eduardo de Sousa and the Post-1961 Vision of an Elite in Decline’, Proceedings, ACT27: Goa Colonial e Pós-Colonial, ed. Everton V. Machado and Duarte D. Braga, Lisbon: Húmus, 2014, pp.273-294.

‘Viagem ao Príncipio do Mundo/1997’, in Routledge Encyclopedia of Film, Sarah Barrow, Sabine Haeni and John White (eds.), London: Routledge, 2014, pp.571-573.

‘Ananta Rau Sar Dessai’s Radio Days’, in Mundo Goa, Vivek Menezes and Nigel Britto (eds.), Panjim, India: Sinbal’s Book House, 2014, pp.202-208. 

(With Helder Garmes) ‘A História da Literatura Goesa de Língua Portuguesa: Uma Questão de Designação’, in Estudos Comparados: Teoria, Crítica e Metodologia, Benjamin Abdala Junior (ed.), Cotia, SP: Ateliê Editorial, 2014, pp.211-242.

‘Of Prison Walls and Barroom Brawls: Postcolonial Categories in Mia Couto’s “De Como se Vazou a Vida de Ascolino do Perpétuo Socorro” and Laxmanrao Sardessai’s “O Barco de África/The Africa Boat”’, in The Lusotropical Tempest: Postcolonial Debates in Portuguese, Sheila Pereira Khan, Ana Margarida Dias Martins, Hilary Owen, Carmen Ramos Villar (eds.), Bristol: HiPLA, 2012, pp.127-150.

‘The Eye of the Photographer and the Foot of the Flâneur’, in The Photobook. Patrizia di Bello, Colette Wilson and Shamoon Zamir (eds.), I.B. Tauris, 2012, pp.196-211.

‘Aspects of the Representation of Lisbon on Screen’ in The Cultural Identity of European Cities. Katia Pizzi and Godela Weiss-Sussex (eds.), Bern: Peter Lang, 2011, pp.185-204.

‘Four Cases from 130 years of Portuguese Detective Fiction’ in Iberian Crime Fiction. Nancy Vosberg (ed.) Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011, pp.116-144.

Ainda bem que chegaste: Life, death and friendship in the detective novels of Francisco Jose Viegas’ in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Detective Fiction: Essays on the Genero Negro Tradition. Renée W.  Craig-Odders, Jacky Collins and Glen S. Close (eds.). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland Press, 2006, pp.123-140.

Journal Articles

'The Heart of the Metropole: Urban Space and Interracial Relationships in "Fidelidade" by Vimala Devi, "Um Encontro Imprevisto" by Henrique de Senna Fernandes and "Nina" by Orlanda Amarílis', Forum for Modern Language Studies, 53:4 (2017), pp.405-429.

'Clean Break, Tangled Lives: December 1961 in the Goan Short Stories "Rucmá, a mulherzinha de Salém” by Maria Elsa da Rocha and “Guerra” by Sheela Kolambkar', Luso-Brazilian Review, 54:1 (2017), pp.78-101.

‘Out into Uncertainty: The Lonely Voices of Epitácio Pais’s Goan Short Stories’, Luso-Brazilian Review, 51:2 (2014), pp.105-125.

'Henrique de Senna Fernandes: By Train and By Tram to the South China Seas', The AALITRA Review, 9 (2014), pp.79-94.

'Shameful Things in the City: Writing and Re-righting the City in José Luandino Vieira's Luuanda', Journal of Romance Studies, 14:3 (2014), pp.37-53.

‘Postcolonial Subjects in the Goan Short Stories “A Portuguese Soldier’s Return” by Lambert Mascarenhas and “Um Português em Baga” by Epitácio Pais’. Ellipsis, 11 (2013), 87-110.

‘Dictatorship, Liberation, Transition in the Short Fiction of Three Portuguese-Lan guage Goan Writers: Alberto de Menezes Rodrigues, Ananta Rau Sar Dessai and Telo de Mascarenhas’, Journal of Romance Studies 13:2 (2013), pp.1-18.

‘Photobook of the City: Eduardo Gageiro’s Lisboa no Cais da Memória’, Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies 23/24 (2013), 399-408.

'José da Silva Coelho's Stories in the Context of Portuguese-Language Goan Literature', Muse India, July-August 50 (2013), unpaginated; available online.

‘Small Bursts of Sharp Laughter: The Form and Content of Satire in Jacob e Dulce’, Portuguese Studies, 28:1 (2012), 32-49

Malícias Orientais de José da Silva Coelho: Entre o Discurso e o Desejo Coloniais’, Via Atlântica, 19 (2011), pp.87-102

‘Eduardo Gageiro’s Happy-Sad City: Humanist Street Photography and Lisboa no Cais da Memória:. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 88.4 (2011), pp.481-494.

(With Helder Garmes) ‘Lirismo e Conservadorismo na Arena Política: o conto “Shivá, brincando…” da escritora goesa Maria Elsa da Rocha’. Revista Abril, 4.6 (2011), pp.77-87

‘“E eu, que não conhecia nada”: The Representation of Today’s Goa in Catarina Mourão’s A Dama de Chandor (1998)’. Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies 19 (2010), pp.165-180.

‘Circling the City in Fernando Lopes’s Belarmino (1964)’. Studies in European Cinema , 6:2&3 (2010), pp.179-189.

‘José Cardoso Pires’s Balada da Praia dos Cães, Historiographic Metafiction and the Detective Novel’. Romance Studies, 28.2 (2010) pp.130-140.

‘Reading, Writing and Remembering the City: José Cardoso Pires’s Lisboa, Livro de Bordo’. Journal of Romance Studies, 9.2 (2009) pp.101-115.

‘Vimala Devi’s Monção: The Last Snapshots of Colonial Goa’. Portuguese Studies 25:1 (2009) pp.46-64.

‘Lisbon close up, seen from afar: The Representation of the City in Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas’s Foreign Land (1996)”, eSharp, Special Issue: New Waves and New Cinemas (2009), pp.22-40, available on-line.

‘Umas Casas Portuguesas: Housing the Estado Novo in Cardoso Pires’s Balada da Praia dos Cães’, Textos e Pretextos 6 (2005) pp.32-45.

Flânerie and Writing the City in Iain Sinclair’s Lights out for the Territory, Edmund White’s The Flâneur and José Cardoso Pires’s Lisboa: Livro de Bordo’. Darwin College Research Reports 003, available on-line.

Translations

Book Length 

Lengthening Shadows: An Anthology of Goan Short Stories translated from the Portuguese, vol.1, Saligão, India: Goa, 1556 (2016)

Lengthening Shadows: An Anthology of Goan Short Stories translated from the Portuguese, vol.2, Saligão, India: Goa, 1556 (2016)

Individual Stories

'Smugglers by Epitácio Pais', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.1-4.

'Daughter of the Soil by Epitácio Pais', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.5-11.

'The House Husband by Vimala Devi', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.12-21.

'The Subsidy by Vimala Devi', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.22-25.

'The Brave Valentim Negrão and His Theory of Communicating Vessels by José da Silva Coelho' , Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.26-29.

'Placentino's Views of Politicians and Fishwives by José da Silva Coelho', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.30-33.

'Dom Teotónio by Maria Elsa da Rocha', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.34-42.

'The Heir of the Alvuras by Augusto do Rosário Rodrigues', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.43-47.

'My Name is Casimiro Monteiro by Paulo Varela Gomes', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.61-65.

'Ferramicina by Ananta Rau Sar Dessai', Govapuri, 10:4 (2016), pp.66-72.

'Nina by Orlanda Amarílis', Exchanges (2016), available on-line.

'The Bangle Seller by Maria Elsa da Rocha', Metamorphoses, 23:2 (2015), pp.178-184.

'The Hesitations of Damião and His First Love by José da Silva Coelho', India Review (2015), unpaginated, available on-line.

'An Unexpected Encounter by Henrique de Senna Fernandes', The AALITRA Review, 9 (2014), pp.79-94; available on-line

'Dr Olhada's Prescription for Obesity by José da Silva Coelho', Indian Literature, September/October (2014), pp.109-113.

‘A Very Pleasant Gentleman by Ananta Rau Sar Dessai’, in Mundo Goa, Vivek Menezes and Nigel Britto, Panjim, India: Singbal’s Book House, 2014, pp.209-215.

‘My Sister is a Rich Man by Ananta Rau Sar Dessai’, Mundo Goa, Vivek Menezes and , Panjim, India: Singbal’s Book House, 2014, pp.2016-223.

‘Êtê Êtê Morhà by Maria Elsa da Rocha’, Contemporary Literary Review India, April 23 (2013), pp.32-36.

‘On the Train by Epitácio Pais’, Indian Review (2013), unpaginated, available on-line.

‘To Love is to Suffer by José da Silva Coelho’, Muse India, July-August 50 (2013), unpaginated, available on-line.

‘Munu by Epitácio Pais’, Metamorphoses, 20:2 (2012), pp.134-146.

‘The Mask by Epitácio Pais’, The Adirondack Review, 13:2 (2012), unpaginated, available on-line.

‘Job’s Children by Vimala Devi’, The AALITRA Review, 3 (2011), pp.20-35, available on-line.

‘Nâttak by Vimala Devi’, Metamorphoses, 18:1(2010), pp.44-58.

‘The Cure by Vimala Devi’. Sojourn, 22 (2009), pp.44-48.