Portuguese research 

Dr. Odber de Baubeta has published books and articles on medieval Portuguese Literature and Ecclesiastical History. She is also interested in selected aspects of modern Portuguese Literature, and Sociolinguistics.

Portuguese History

  • "Some Early English Sources for Portuguese History". Estudos Medievais, 8 (1988), 201-210..
  • "Papel da Igreja nos Descobrimentos e na Expansão Colonial no Século XV", II Congresso Luso-Espanhol sobre Descobrimentos e Expansão Colonial. Mare Librum, 10 (1995), 61-65.

Sociolinguistics: the language of advertising

  • "Pecado, sedução e tentação: o discurso publicitário actual", Discursos. Estudos de Língua e Cultura Portuguesa. Discursos periféricos, nº 10 (1995), 95-120.
  • "Fairy Tale Motifs in Advertising". Estudos de Literatura Oral, 3 (1997), 35-60.

Portuguese literature

  • "Dualismo e Polaridad: Forças Opostas na Narrativa de Miguel Torga", Aqui, Neste Lugar e Nesta Hora. Actas do Primeiro Congresso Internacional sobre Miguel Torga, Porto, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, 1994, 51-65.
  • Igreja, Pecado e Sátira Social na Idade Média Portuguesa, Lisboa, Imprensa Nacional/Casa da Moeda, 1997.
  • Frank Lough, "National Identity and Historiography in José Saramago's A Jangada de Pedra", Tesserae. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, vol. 8:2 (2002), 153-63.
  • Dr Robert Oakley has carried out research and published on a wide range of Portuguese literary and historical topics.
  • His translations of selections from the fifteenth-century Crónicas of Fernão Lopes were made jointly with the late Professor Derek Lomax and published under the title of The English in Portugal, 1376-87, Warminster, Aris and Phillips, 1988.
  • Dr Oakley has also written on Eça de Queirós' A Cidade e as Serras: ‘Cidades e Serras Queirozianas’, Líttera, 16 (1976), 93-105.