Manuel Portela

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Coimbra
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Portugal
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Manuel Portela is Professor in Anglo-American Studies in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Coimbra, Portugal, where he teaches courses on literature and new media. He is the author of O Comércio da Literatura: Mercado e Representação [The Commerce of Literature: Marketplace and Representation] (Lisbon: Antígona, 2003), a study of the English literary market in the 18th century, and Scripting Reading Motions: The Codex and the Computer as Self-reflexive Machines (MIT Press, 2013). He has translated fiction, poetry, and theatre, including works by Laurence Sterne, William Blake, and Samuel Beckett. He received the National Award for Translation for Tristram Shandy in 1998. He has published, exhibited, and performed his own sound, visual and digital works. He is a contributing editor of PO.EX: A Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature (http://po-ex.net/), the general editor of the LdoD Archive: Collaborative Digital Archive of the Book of Disquiet (https://ldod.uc.pt/), and director of the PhD Program in the Materialities of Literature at the University of Coimbra. (http://matlit.wordpress.com).

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Titlesort ascending Publication Type Publisher Year
Writing under Constraint of the Regime of Computation Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
Topologia digital da página impressa no Arquivo Digital da PO.EX Article in an online journal Colóquio/Letras 2016
Theoretical Permutations for Reading Cybertexts Article in an online journal, Review DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2013
The Machine in the Text, and the Text in the Machine Article in a print journal, Review DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2010
The Machine in the Text, and the Text in the Machine Article in an online journal, Review DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2010
The Book of Disquiet Digital Archive as a role-playing experiment
Significantes em Movimento em Movimento Article in a print journal Cadernos de Literatura Comparada 2007
Scripts for Infinite Readings Conference paper or presentation 2013
Scripting Writing and Reading in Jim Andrews's Digital Poems Conference paper or presentation 2010
Scripting Reading Motions: The Codex and the Computer as Self-Reflexive Machines Book (monograph) - print The MIT Press 2013
Processing Words, or Suspended Inscriptions Written with Light Article in an online journal, Review Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2016
PO.EX (Interview with Manuel Portela) Interview 2012
PO.EX '70-­80: The Electronic Multimodal Repository Conference paper or presentation 2011
Performing the Digital Archive: Remediation, Emulation, Recreation Conference paper or presentation 2012
p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit Anthology of creative work or online gallery 2015
O Poema no Caminho do Leitor e o Leitor no Caminho do Poema Article (other medium), Collection on Disc, CD-ROM, DVD Edições UFP 2012
New Textualities Article in a print journal EJES: European Journal of English Studies 2007
Multimodal Editing and Archival Performance: A Diagrammatic Essay on Transcoding Experimental Literature Article in an online journal DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2014
Kinetic Poetry Other 2010
Justificação Metodológica da Taxonomia do Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa Article or chapter in a book
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