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Luiz Roberto Farias

Luiz Roberto Farias
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Teaching Assistant of Portuguese at the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LASCI)

Luiz Roberto Farias is a Ph.D. student at The University of Georgia. He researches Brazilian cinema and literature from the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Farias has written the preface to Hermilo Borba Filho's novel, Agá, 2019, and has taken part in the documentary by acclaimed Brazilian director Hilton Lacerda, A Prática da Anarquia: Uma leitura de Sobrados e Mocambos. Farias has an M.A in Theory of Literature at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. He also studied classical guitar and double bass at the Conservatório Pernambucano de Música and plays Brazilian and American music.

Selected Publications:

FARIAS, L. R. L. Hermilo Borba Filho e seu Agá: as espetaculares confissões de um personagem grotesco. In: BORBA FILHO, Hermilo. Agá (Novel). Prefácio: Luiz Farias. Recife: Editora CEPE, 2019.

FARIAS, L. R. L. O grotesco e as imagens do corpo no romance Agá de Hermilo Borba Filho. Dissertação (Mestrado). Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Centro de Artes e Comunicação. Letras, 2017. Available in: https://repositorio.ufpe.br/handle/123456789/24973.

FARIAS, L. R. L. Isto é meu corpo (que é dado por vós): o grotesco, a tortura e o sacrifício no romance Agá, de Hermilo Borba Filho. INVESTIGAÇÕES (ONLINE). , v.30, p.1-2017.

FARIAS, L. R. L. A estética do grotesco em Os ambulantes de Deus, de Hermilo Borba Filho In: WANDERLEY, André de Sena (org.). Literatura Fantástica e Grotesco.23 ed. Recife: Editora UFPE, 2017, p. 125-140.

FARIAS, L. R. L. Confessional e Autobiográfico. Continente magazine. Recife, p.26 - 31, 2017.

FARIAS, L. R. L. A Donzela Arrevesada: Representações do Grotesco e dos Afetos num Conto de Hermilo Borba Filho. Intersemiose - Revista Digital. , v.IV, 2015.

FARIAS, L. R. L. Para que servem os afetos?. RECIFE:NELI-NÚCLEO DE ESTUDOS DE LITERATURA E INTERSEMIOSE, 2015. Translation. (Michael HARDT. “Foreword: What affects are good for.” Preface to the book The affective turn – theorizing the social, organized by Patricia Ticineto CLOUGH and Jean HALLEY (Durkham and London: Duke University Press, 2007).

 

Education:

M.A IN THEORY OF LITERATURE, February 2017.

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO, Recife PE.

FULLY LICENCED in LETTERS – PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH, December 2013.

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO, Recife PE

Events featuring Luiz Roberto Farias
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Luiz Roberto Farias is a Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia. He also studied classical guitar and double bass and he plays Brazilian and American music.

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