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Portuguese Studies Vol 31, No 2, 2015

Stephen Parkinson, is former Associate Professor in  Portuguese Language and Linguistics, and Emeritus Fellow of Linacre College in Oxford. Friend have dedicated a special issue of Portuguese Studies to him on his retirement

Portuguese studies coverStephen Parkinson retired in 2015, but retains a research interest in the broad field of linguistic studies in European and Brazilian Portuguese, in particular phonetics and phonology, and in medieval Portuguese literature. His post-retirement research project is the edition of the 13th-century collection of songs in praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Cantigas de Santa Maria. A preliminary anthology was published in 2015; he holds a Leverhulme Trust Emeritus Fellowship to enable him to complete the edition. He has received grants from the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and the Modern Humanities Research Association for the creation of the Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, which has developed a web database on the sources and manuscript collections of the Cantigas. He was General Editor of The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies from 1988 to 2015. He was one of the editors of the groundbreaking Companion to Portuguese Literature and Reading Literature in Portuguese. He is also involved in a research project (with Professor Aditi Lahiri) to trace the entry of Portuguese loanwords into Bengali.


Portuguese Studies Vol. 31, No. 2, 2015
In Medieval Mode: Collected Essays in Honour of Stephen Parkinson on his Retirement


Cláudia Pazos Alonso and Claire Williams

Sanctity and Social Alienation in Twelfth-Century Braga as Portrayed in the Vita Sancti Geraldi
Stephen Lay

Seeing is Believing: The Miniatures in the Cantigas de Santa Maria and Medieval Devotional Practices
Kirstin Kennedy

Early Modern Marginalia in the Cancioneiro da Ajuda
André B. Penafiel

The Manuscript Tradition of the Regula Benedicti in Portuguese
Ivo Castro

Service, not Subservience: Chapter 98 of Dom Duarte’s Leal Conselheiro
Juliet Perkins

Rui de Pina, Crónica de D. Afonso V and Bodleian MS Don. c. 230
T. F. Earle

Damião de Góis’s Livro de Linhagens: An Untold (Hi)Story
Catarina Barceló Fouto

Lusophone Studies: A Cumulative Area Bibliography, 2013–15
Emilce Rees


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