Mário Vítor BASTOS
Mário Vítor Bastos teaches at the Department of English Studies of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon, where he is also a researcher at the Centre for English Studies, and at the Centre for Portuguese and Lusophone Literatures. He has a Master's Degree in American Studies (1990) and a PhD (2000) in which he studied the relations between place and modernist aesthetics in the work of the English poet Basil Bunting. Since then, he has researched and written mainly on Anglo-American modernist themes, Portuguese Literature, the New English literatures and World-Literature. Since 2010, he has also been working on the reassessment of Shakespeare in the 20th and 21st centuries. His most recent work in progress (2016) includes research on Portuguese modernist authors, as well as on Orson Welles's unfinished film Don Quixote, and on Cardenio, a lost English play, inspired by a Cervantes tale, and traditionally attributed to Shakespeare.