Prof Hélio ALVES

Prof Hélio ALVES

Associate Professor

Director of Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre

helioalves@um.edu.mo
8822 8922
E21-3088
EDIT

Consultation Hours
Mondays, from 11:00 to 13:00

Or by appointment via helioalves@um.edu.mo

Education

After schooling in Portugal, Great Britain and, for very brief periods, the United States of America, he got his B. A. in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies (special subject: Russian) and M. A. in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of London, UK. Upon returning to Portugal, he took a Masters degree in Portuguese Literature and Culture from the Universidade Nova in Lisbon. In 1999, he took a Doctorate at the Universidade de Évora, Portugal. His Agregação, the highest qualification in the Portuguese academic career, dates from 2008.

Research Interests

Prof. Alves is interested in supervising PhD students in Portuguese and European Renaissance rhetoric, poetry and poetics; Portuguese philology; intertextuality, intersubjectivity and cross-cultural contacts between early modern Portuguese literature and literatures in other languages; comparative literature (nationalisms, literary history, genre, literature and the arts) and literary theory and criticism, with special reference to Lusophone literature.

Introduction

Hélio Alves joined the University of Macau as Associate Professor of Portuguese Literature in January 2019. He is a well-known scholar of Renaissance and Early Modern Portuguese and Comparative Literature.

Professional Experience

Apart from his regular activities in teaching, researching, administration and community outreach, Prof. Alves taught, examined and lectured at the Universities of Berlin (Freie), Coimbra, Harvard, Lisbon, New York (Graduate Center), Oxford, Paris-Sorbonne, Pavia, Rutgers and Yale, among others. He has been a referee for the national government institutions supporting R&D in Portugal, Spain and Italy. He is also past President of the Portuguese Comparative Literature Association (APLC).

Selected Publications

 

IN ENGLISH

  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2019), “Cervantes’s Portuguese painter”, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Liverpool University Press, vol. 96, issue 9.
  • White, Landeg and Hélio J. S. Alves (2018), Poetas que não eram Camões/Poets who weren’t Camões, col. “Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura”, Lisboa: Universidade Católica Editora, 320 pp. ISBN 9789725405864 (e-book ISBN 9789725405888)
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2017),“Milton in Portuguese: a Story in Blank Verse” in Angelica Duran, Islam Issa & Jonathan R. Olson (eds.), Milton in Translation, New York: Oxford University Press, chapter 14, pp. 249-264. Bio note, p. xv. ISBN 978-019-875482-4
  • Alves, Hélio J. S (2015), “Luís de Camões” [bibliographical essay] Oxford Bibliographies, Oxford University Press.
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2015), “Sooner than Shakespeare: Inwardness and Lexicon in the Drama of Gil Vicente and António Prestes” in T. F. Earle and Catarina Fouto (eds.), The Reinvention of Theatre in Sixteenth-Century Europe. Traditions, Texts and Performance, London: Legenda, pp. 1-26. ISBN 978-1-907975-76-9
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2014), “The most powerful allusive reading of the Ocean in «Os Lusíadas»: notes on Corte-Real’s «Sepúlveda e Lianor»”, Studi (e testi) italiani, 34, Università di Roma – Sapienza (vol. “Epica e Oceano”, a cura di Roberto Gigliucci), pp. 133-141. ISSN 1724-3653
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2012), “Waves, winds, words as «micro-signifiers» of the non-canonical: Diogo Bernardes” in Manuel Calderón et alii, Por S’Entender Bem a Letra. Homenagem a Stephen Reckert, Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, pp. 237-249. ISBN 978-972-27-1985-8
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2009), “Milton after Corte-Real: Religion, verse and reversal of Iberian epic in ‘Paradise Lost’”, Modern Philology, vol. 106 (3), pp. 555-577.
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2002), “Post-Imperial Bacchus: the politics of literary criticism in Camões studies 1940-2001”, Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies, 9 (Fall 2002) “Post-Imperial Camões”,\ University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, pp. 95-106. ISSN 1521-804X

IN PORTUGUESE

  • Alves, Hélio J. S. et alii (eds.) (2018), Arte poética e cortesania. O “Cancioneiro Geral” revisitado, “Biblioteca – Estudos & Colóquios”, Lisboa: Colibri. ISBN 978-989-689-808-3
  • White, Landeg and Hélio J. S. Alves (2018), Poetas que não eram Camões/Poets who weren’t Camões, col. “Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura”, Lisboa: Universidade Católica Editora, 320 pp. ISBN 9789725405864 (e-book ISBN 9789725405888)
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2018), “Gil Vicente e o teatro europeu da primeira modernidade” in José Augusto Cardoso Bernardes e José Camões (eds.), Compêndio de Gil Vicente, “Coimbra Companions”, Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra / Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda, pp. 67-84. ISBN 978-989-26-1547-9 (IUC) 978-972-27-2710-5 (INCM).
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2015), “As traduções espanholas de «Os Lusíadas»”, AAVV, Camões nos Prelos de Portugal e da Europa (1563-2000). A Biblioteca Camoniana de D. Manuel II, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra/Fundação da Casa de Bragança, pp. 153-156. ISBN 978-989-26-1054-2
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2015), “A fortuna crítica de Camões, em modo de post-scriptum”, Limite. Revista de Estudios Portugueses y de la Lusofonía, n.º 9, pp. 197-213. ISSN 1888-4067
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2014), Jerónimo Corte-Real. Sepúlveda e Lianor. Canto Primeiro, Coimbra: Centro Interuniversitário de Estudos Camonianos, 202 pp. ISBN: 978-989-8660-04-6
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2012), “«Para que el mundo debajo de tanta verdad vea lo que por ficciones admira»: historicidade e maravilha nos poemas épicos em castelhano e português (1566-1588)”, Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez, 42 (1), pp. 35-47. ISSN 0076-230X
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2006), “O som e a fúria d’Os Lusíadas”, Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies, vol. VII, 2003 [2006], University of California Santa Barbara, pp. 49-65. ISSN 1077-5943
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2006), Tempo para Entender. História Comparada da Literatura Portuguesa, Casal de Cambra: Caleidoscópio (col. “Da Literatura”), 204 pp. ISBN: 989-8010-23-1

IN SPANISH

  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2018), “Emulación, Favor y Merecimiento: Orta, Camões y Martim Afonso de Sousa” in Garcia de Orta, Coloquios de los Simples, tr. Raquel Madrigal Martínez, Faro: Sílabas & Desafios, pp. 1-10. ISBN 978-989-8842-35-0
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2015), “Lisboa, ¿nueva Roma? El modelo romano en los orígenes de la épica culta portuguesa”, E-Spania. Revue interdisciplinaire d’études hispaniques médiévales et modernes, vol. 21, Junio. ISSN 1951-6169
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2014), “Góngora y Corte-Real a la luz de dos intuiciones de Eugenio Asensio” in Alain Bègue y Antonio Pérez Lasheras (eds.), «Hilaré tu memoria entre las gentes». Estudios de literatura áurea (en homenaje a Antonio Carreira), 2 voll., col. “Humanidades”, Zaragoza: Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza; Poitiers: CELES XVII-XVIII/Université de Poitiers, vol. 1, pp. 25-53. ISBN 978-84-15770-97-8
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2013), “Tras la estela de Corte-Real. El poema Sepúlveda e Lianor en la memoria de Lope de Vega, Cervantes, Calderón, Solórzano Pereira y Tirso de Molina”, Studia Aurea. Revista de Literatura Española y Teoría Literaria del Renacimiento y Siglo de Oro, 7, pp. 365-387
  • Alves, Hélio J. S. (2010), “Teoría de la Épica en el Renacimiento Portugués” in María José Vega e Lara Vilà (org.), Teoría de la Épica en el Siglo XVI (España, Francia, Italia y Portugal), Seminario de Poética Europea del Renacimiento/Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Vigo: Editorial Academia del Hispanismo, pp. 137-173. ISBN 978-84-96915-57-2