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Universidade Nova

1. Almeida, António Manuel Tavares de. Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago.

Degree: 2014, Universidade Nova

Esta dissertação reflete sobre a forma como os dois romancistas intentam criar um quinto evangelho adaptado às contingências do século XXI, encarando Jesus numa perspetiva humana, para assim questionar a verdade totalizadora do dogma religioso e negar a existência de uma entidade superior, produto da imaginação humana. Numa tradição de crítica bíblica iniciada com os racionalistas e ampliada em tempos de pós-modernidade, estes romancistas utilizam estratégias discursivas que passam pelo uso da paródia e da metaficção, que colocam em plano de destaque a construção romanesca. Vidal opta por parodiar os atos dos apóstolos na tentativa de consolidação da Igreja primitiva, operando uma crítica ao capitalismo, à cultura mediática e ao mundo do entretenimento contemporâneos, assentes na aparência (material) e não na essência (espiritual). Para tal, desconstrói o momento culminante do cristianismo, a morte de Jesus no Calvário e reescreve os evangelhos através de meios tecnológicos, presentificando a figura de Jesus e colocando-o em paralelo com os intervenientes do conflito israelo-palestiniano. Por seu turno, Saramago propõe uma releitura sobre a vida e ações de Jesus à luz do Humanismo, esvaziando-o da sua divindade. Assim, apresenta Jesus como profeta radical na sua luta contra os ricos e os poderosos, com a missão de fazer cumprir a profecia que aponta para a vinda de um messias que colocaria Israel no caminho da abundância. O pecado é um dos temas centrais desta obra e o motor da ação. Este depende do exercício do livre-arbítrio, ameaça sempre constante na possibilidade de salvação eterna por parte do crente.

Subjects/Keywords: Crítica bíblica; Evangelho; metaficção; José Saramago; Gore Vidal; Dessacralização

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APA (6th Edition):

Almeida, A. M. T. d. (2014). Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago. (Thesis). Universidade Nova. Retrieved from http://www.rcaap.pt/detail.jsp?id=oai:run.unl.pt:10362/14559

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Almeida, António Manuel Tavares de. “Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago.” 2014. Thesis, Universidade Nova. Accessed May 09, 2021. http://www.rcaap.pt/detail.jsp?id=oai:run.unl.pt:10362/14559.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Almeida, António Manuel Tavares de. “Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago.” 2014. Web. 09 May 2021.

Vancouver:

Almeida AMTd. Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago. [Internet] [Thesis]. Universidade Nova; 2014. [cited 2021 May 09]. Available from: http://www.rcaap.pt/detail.jsp?id=oai:run.unl.pt:10362/14559.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Almeida AMTd. Um Novíssimo Testamento para o Século XXI: A Reescrita dos Evangelhos em Gore Vidal e José Saramago. [Thesis]. Universidade Nova; 2014. Available from: http://www.rcaap.pt/detail.jsp?id=oai:run.unl.pt:10362/14559

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation


Leiden University

2. Mulry, John. An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire.

Degree: 2020, Leiden University

Subjects/Keywords: Democracy; Imperialism; Gore Vidal; Narratives of Empire; Lincoln; 1876; Empire

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APA (6th Edition):

Mulry, J. (2020). An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire. (Masters Thesis). Leiden University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1887/87373

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Mulry, John. “An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire.” 2020. Masters Thesis, Leiden University. Accessed May 09, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/1887/87373.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Mulry, John. “An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire.” 2020. Web. 09 May 2021.

Vancouver:

Mulry J. An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Leiden University; 2020. [cited 2021 May 09]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/87373.

Council of Science Editors:

Mulry J. An Ever-Upward Spiral?: Democracy and Imperialism in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire. [Masters Thesis]. Leiden University; 2020. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/87373


Louisiana State University

3. Smithpeters, Jeffrey Neal. "To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts.

Degree: PhD, English Language and Literature, 2005, Louisiana State University

This dissertation argues that readings of the Civil War novels published in America since 1955 should be informed by a consciousness of the social forces at work in each author’s time. Part One consists of a study of the popular Civil War novel, 1955’s Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor; part two, 1974’s The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. Chapters One through Three explain that Kantor was especially fitted for the ideological work going on in Andersonville, then outlines the way that novel tried to contribute to the transition between World War II and the Cold War. The book attempted to aid in the process by which Americans were persuaded to shoulder the financial and military burden for the protection of West Germany and West Berlin. Chapters Three and Four examine The Killer Angels, arguing that Shaara’s decision to feature Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and the Twentieth Maine’s defense of Little Round Top is a working-through of the longing for a different, more creative style of leadership after the Vietnam War came to be perceived widely as a disaster. On the Confederate side, the conflict between Generals Robert E. Lee and James Longstreet parallels the conflict over the war in Vietnam. Part Three examines about a dozen Civil War novels published in America in the past twenty-five years. In Chapter Five, I argue that these novels partake in the postmodern tendency toward the creation of characters who experience a confusion of perception and identity in the face of the unending cascade of information coming at them, and respond in ways typical of postmodern characters. Chapter Six offers three models for the way contemporary novels explore the Civil War’s meaning: the multiplicity novel, the 1990s anti-war model, and the counter-narrative model, which are all described using examples of each kind of book.

Subjects/Keywords: Howard Bahr; Cold Mountain; Charles Frazier; Donald McCaig; MacKinlay Kantor; Andersonville; Michael Shaara; The Killer Angels; postmodernism; Vietnam War; John F. Kennedy; holocaust; new historicism; Ishmael Reed; Gore Vidal; David Madden; Alice Randall; The Black Flower; Allan Gurganus

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APA (6th Edition):

Smithpeters, J. N. (2005). "To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts. (Doctoral Dissertation). Louisiana State University. Retrieved from etd-04142005-121818 ; https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/gradschool_dissertations/2933

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Smithpeters, Jeffrey Neal. “"To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts.” 2005. Doctoral Dissertation, Louisiana State University. Accessed May 09, 2021. etd-04142005-121818 ; https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/gradschool_dissertations/2933.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Smithpeters, Jeffrey Neal. “"To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts.” 2005. Web. 09 May 2021.

Vancouver:

Smithpeters JN. "To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Louisiana State University; 2005. [cited 2021 May 09]. Available from: etd-04142005-121818 ; https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/gradschool_dissertations/2933.

Council of Science Editors:

Smithpeters JN. "To the latest generation": Cold War and Post Cold War U.S. Civil War novels in their social contexts. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Louisiana State University; 2005. Available from: etd-04142005-121818 ; https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/gradschool_dissertations/2933

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