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Unprecedented references: science-fictional elements of representation in Portuguese-written literatures

Grant number: 12/16918-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2012
Effective date (End): September 30, 2015
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Comparative Literature
Principal researcher:Emerson da Cruz Inácio
Grantee:Luana Barossi
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The initial goal of this project is, based on the definitions by Chu (2010), Suvin (1979) and Freedman (2000), understand science fiction as a parallax in the act of reading, by shifting the perspective from the analysis of science fiction works to a science fictional analysis of the narrative. In the process, I intend to verify relations between the science-fictional reading and its couple cognition/estrangement, which happens between the fictional world and the virtual (Bergson) that can be actualized as lines of flight in the reader's world. This task is possible by tracing a dialogue between Lusophone literatures (Brazil, Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde) and philosophy, especially the works of Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari and Michel Foucault. (AU)

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