Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema Luis Cardoso

Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema

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Luis Cardoso

Abstract

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.

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Title: Vergílio Ferreira and Malraux: Literature, Existentialism and Cinema
Author: Luis Cardoso
Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3564441
Media: Online
Volume: 3
Issue: 6
Acceptance Date: 05/12/2019
Date of Publication: 05/12/2019
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/440.pdf
Free download: Available
Page: 331-335
First Page: 331
Last Page: 335
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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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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Luis Cardoso, PhD, Full Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre  and Centre for Comparative Studies – University of Lisbon, Portugal.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3564468

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