Rui Miguel Mateus

Rui Miguel Martins Mateus is a PhD student of Modern Literatures and Cultures at NOVA University of Lisbon. He received a PhD scholarship in 2020 by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) for his doctoral project on fantasy studies. He holds a Master’s degree in Modern Literatures and Cultures at NOVA University of Lisbon with a dissertation on the possible ways of categorizing fantasy literature. He also holds a BA in Languages, Literatures and Cultures in the field of English and Portuguese Studies from the same institution. Rui Mateus is a collaborator of the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies since 2018, a member of the Junior Researchers in Anglo-American Studies (JRAAS), a member of the American Intersections research strand and a member of the Associação Portuguesa de Estudos Anglo-Americanos (APEAA). His research interests include the study of fantasy literature, science-fiction, dystopian studies, English and North-American literature, classical mythology, space studies and environmental literature.


Mateus, Rui M. “Resisting in New Crobuzon: Recolonizing Spaces in a Failing Empire”. Op. Cit. Revista de Estudos Anglo-Americanos, II Série, N. 9 (2020), pp. 83-97.

Mateus, Rui Miguel Martins. “Uma Controvérsia Luso-Britânica: o Caso do Cacau de São Tomé”. Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses, nº27 (2018), pp. 199-127.

Mateus, Rui. “Bards and Gleeman: From the Middle Ages to Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time”. Anglo Saxónica, SER. III nº. 15 (2018), pp. 117-135.

Mateus, Rui Miguel. “O Nascimento de um Herói: análise da segunda cena do acto primeiro da ópera Ulisses em Lisboa de Francisco José Freire”. Boletín Galego de Literatura, nº. 47 (2015), pp. 135-143.

Mateus, Rui Miguel Martins. Through the Portal and Into the Quest: Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time and China Miéville’s Un Lun Dun. 2018. Nova University of Lisbon, Master’s dissertation [].