Miguel Ramalhete Gomes
Miguel Ramalhete Gomes is Assistant Professor at Universidade de Lisboa, where he lectures on English Literature and Culture. He is the author of Texts Waiting for History: William Shakespeare Re-Imagined by Heiner Müller (Rodopi, 2014); he has also coedited, with Jorge Bastos da Silva, English Literature and the Disciplines of Knowledge, Early Modern to Eighteenth Century (Brill | Rodopi, 2017). His main fields of research are early modern drama, especially Shakespeare, Irish studies, Utopian studies, and 20th-century German drama. He is currently working on a book on the uses of Shakespeare during the years of austerity in Portugal and translating Henry VI, Part 3 into Portuguese.
Recent publications include:
Utopian Foodways: Critical Essays. Porto: U.Porto Press, 2019 (ISBN: 978-989-746-242-9; e-ISBN: 978-989-746-243-6). (editor, with Teresa Botelho and José Eduardo Reis).
“Rats and Ratio: Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis after the Financial Crisis”. Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies, 2nd Series, 7 (2018 ): 25-40.
“Presentism and its Discontents: Cultural Translations of the Financial Crisis through Macbeth and Timon of Athens”. Shakespeare Studies 46 (2018): 84-93.
“Um dia em Alepo”, in Otelo: manual de leitura, coord. João Luís Pereira, Fátima Castro Silva, 63-68. Porto: TNSJ, 2018.
English Literature and the Disciplines of Knowledge, Early Modern to Eighteenth Century: A Trade for Light. Amsterdam: Brill | Rodopi, 2017 (ISBN 9789004349353) (editor, with Jorge Bastos da Silva).
Translation, the Canon and its Discontents: Version and Subversion. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017 (ISBN 978-1-4438-9562-0). (editor).
Exchanges between Literature and Science from the 1800s to the 2000s: Converging Realms. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017 (ISBN 978-1-4438-1273-3) (editor, with Márcia Lemos).
“‘The burgers that done the deed’: Hazardous food in Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice”. Cadernos de Literatura Comparada: Utopia e Alimentação 36 (2017): 129-139.
“Learning by rote: Joyce and the external memory drive”, in A Time to Reason and Compare: International Modernism Revisited One Hundred Years After, ed. Jorge Bastos da Silva & Joana Matos Frias, 37-52. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
Texts Waiting for History: William Shakespeare Re-Imagined by Heiner Müller. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2014 (ISBN 9789042039032).
“Intended for the Stage: Performance Criticism in Richard Brome’s The Antipodes”. SEDERI: Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies 24 (2014): 157-169.
“‘Nothing ever ends’: Ending Dystopian History in Watchmen”, in Dystopia(n) Matters: On the Page, on Screen, on Stage, ed. Fátima Vieira, 270-279. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
“Freezing the Tempest: Natural History in Shakespeare and Heiner Müller”. REAL – Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 29. Critical and Cultural Transformations: Shakespeare’s The Tempest – 1611 to the Present (2013), ed. Tobias Döring & Virginia Mason Vaughan: 115-130.
“‘IN THE FEARFUL ARMOUR’: Shakespeare, Heiner Müller and the Wall”, in Shakespeare and Conflict: A European Perspective, ed. Carla Dente & Sara Soncini, 145-156. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.