Vt pictura poesis: artistic reconfigurations of the myth of the foundation of Lisbon by Ulysses in Teolinda Gersao's A Cidade de Ulisses (2011)

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Abstract

This article deals with the intertextual process of representation of the myth of the foundation of Lisbon by Ulysses in Teolinda Gersao's most recent novel A Cidade de Ulisses (2011). It analyses the strategies and symbols which allow the Portuguese novelist to rewrite and update the literary myth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-312
Number of pages20
JournalÁgora - Estudos Clássicos em Debate
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Ulysses
  • A Cidade de Lisboa
  • Lisbon
  • myth
  • Teolinda Gersao
  • novel
  • intertextuality

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