Creativity in the 16th-century representation of King Sebastião’s in the Battle of Ksar-el-Kebir

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Abstract

The concept of Hero lies at the core of this analysis of its representation and of how creativity, intuited as a process that results from the interaction between the authors of the several chronicles and their readers in two texts, king Sebastião’s Journey in Africa and Sherif Mulei Mahamet’s Chronicle. The analytic topos is the moment of the battle of Ksar-el-Kebir and the echoes put forward by the authors who gathered information and described the actions of the various actors in the conflict, focusing on the representation of the hero and the authorial creativity therein exposed. King Sebastião’s Journey in Africa and Sherif Mulei Mahamet’s Chronicle help us to decode the way this monarch’s profile was shaped. It is in the confrontation of narrative modelling of the hero, as an example and persona chiara/scura, that actors, authors and textual purposes are uncovered, where the tone of voice and peroration cross the writing of a battle and those who were its "publicos”.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligence, Creativity and Fantasy
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress
EditorsMário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press
Pages351-356
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780429297755
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event5th International Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2019: “Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy". - Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
Duration: 7 Oct 20199 Oct 2019
http://phi.fa.ulisboa.pt/phi2019/index.php/en/

Publication series

NamePHI
PublisherCRC Press

Conference

Conference5th International Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2019: “Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy".
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period7/10/199/10/19
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Keywords

  • Criatividade
  • Hero
  • Creativity
  • Ksar-el-Kebir
  • Chronicle
  • King Sebastião

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    Avelar, A. P. (2019). Creativity in the 16th-century representation of King Sebastião’s in the Battle of Ksar-el-Kebir. In M. S. M. Kong, M. D. R. Monteiro, & M. J. P. Neto (Eds.), Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (pp. 351-356). (PHI ). London: CRC Press.