Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema
Vergílio Ferreira, after a short approach to Neo-Realism, began to be interested in a french writer’s ideas who were a turning point to the portuguese writer. Malraux, a huge reference in Existentialism, had conceived the problem-novel, a text centred in a deep focus concerning Man, Life and the understanding of the Human Condition. With this dialogue between Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux, Existentialism enters Portugal and begins a major theoretical dispute between Neo-Realism and Existentialism. Vergílio Ferreira abandons the neo-realism guidelines and embraces Malraux’s problem-novel.
Key words: Vergílio Ferreira, Portuguese Literature, Malraux, Cinema, Existentialism, narrative technique.
|Title:||Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema|
|Journal Name:||International Journal of Science and Business|
|ISSN:||ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)|
|Date of Publication:||05/12/2019|
|Paper Type:||Research Paper|
Cite This Article:
Cardoso, L. (2019). Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema. International Journal of Science and Business, 3(6), 331-335. doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3564468
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About Author (s)
Luis Cardoso, PhD, Full Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre and Centre for Comparative Studies – University of Lisbon, Portugal.