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We’re pleased to announce that JLS volume 1.2 (Spring 2017), with a special dossier on Portuguese Cinema, is now available on-line. The dossier is co-edited by Clara Rowland and Estela Vieira, and it contains a rich collection of essays from a wide range of critical perspectives.

The issue also includes an article by Niyi Afolabi of Lusophone African literature, Cecily Raynor’s interview of Japanese-Brazilian novelist Oscar Nakasato, and five book reviews.


JLS, Vol 2, No 1 (Spring 2017): Special Dossier on Portuguese Cinema

Table of Contents

Special Dossier

Introduction: On Portuguese Cinema
Clara Rowland, Estela Vieira

O ‘princípio esperança’ no novo cinema português
Carolin Overhoff Ferreira

Notes on a Certain Trend in Portuguese Cinema
António Preto

The Past Tense of Our Selves: Um adeus português in 1980s Portugal
Sérgio Dias Branco

Mentiras sãs: sobre dois filmes de apropriação ‘falsos’
Tiago Baptista

Retrato e fisionomia do mundo em Cristóvão Colombo, o enigma
Maria Irene Aparício

Fantasmas da escrita: Amor de perdição e o cinema epistolar de Manoel de Oliveira
Clara Rowland

The Nature of Portuguese Cinema: Environment on the Silver Screen
Patrícia Vieira

Convite à viagem, ou como o cinema português constrói as suas paisagens
Filipa Rosário

Lisbon Stories: Migration, Community and Intercultural Relations in Contemporary Cinema and Literature
Fernando Arenas

Cinematic Walls: Pedro Costa’s Mural Imagination
Estela Vieira

Articles

Mamiwata, Migrations, and Miscegenation: Transculturation in José Eduardo Agualusa, Mia Couto, and Germano Almeida
Niyi Afolabi

Interviews

Reflections on Japanese-Brazilian Immigration through Narrative: An Interview with Oscar Nakasato
Cecily Raynor

Book Reviews

Bergfelder, Tim, Lisa Shaw, and João Luiz Vieira, editors. Stars and Stardom in Brazilian Cinema. Bergahn, 2017.
Cesar Braga-Pinto

Winterbottom, Tom. A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889: Glorious Decadence. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Marcelo Diego

Melo e Castro, Paul, editor. Lengthening Shadows: An Anthology of Goan Short Stories Translated from Portuguese. 2 vols. Goa 1566 and Golden Heart Emporium, 2016.
R. Benedito Ferrão

Colvin, Michael. Fado and the Urban Poor in Portuguese Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s. Tamesis, 2016.
Lila Ellen Gray

Aidoo, Lamonte, and Daniel F. Silva, editors. Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Armândio Reis