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Ana Matoso

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon

Ana Matoso is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She is a member of the University’s Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC) and member of the research project “Common home and new ways of living interculturally”, at the Research Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (UCP-CITER). Her mains fields of interest are the intersection between literature, philosophy and religion, and translation. She studied Modern Languages and Literature, English-Portuguese (1998), obtained her M.A. in Theory of Literature in 2005, and her PhD in 2012 (from the University of Lisbon), with a dissertation on Tolstoy and Wittgenstein. Some of her publications focusing on Russian literature are: “O manto de palavras de Anna Akhmátova” / “Anna Akhmatova’s mantle of words” (in Redenção, ed. Maria do Rosário Lupi Belo and Luiz Felipe Pondé, Lisboa: Universidade Católica Editora: 2022); “O século de Nadejda Mandelshtam” /Nadejda’s century (Granta 9, Lisboa: Tinta-da-China, 2022); “The art of communal life: from Tolstoy to Dewey” (in Meaningful Relations: The Enactivist Making of Experiential Worlds, Baden-Baden: Academia-Verlag, 2021); “‘Um peixe é um peixe’ ou a escada de Tolstoi” / “‘A Fish is a fish, or Tolstoy’s ladder’” (in RUS Revista de Literatura e Cultura Russa, S. Paulo, v. 12, n.º 18, 2021); “Homo Fictus, Homo Sapiens, ou porque é que Moll Flanders poderia estar em Cambridge”/ “Homo Fictus, Homo Sapiens, or why Moll Flanders could be in Cambridge” (Forma de Vida, Lisboa, July 2015); “Os Evangelhos Segundo Lév Tolstói” (in Mundo Russo, Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2012).

She is currently writing a book on Tolstoy.