Carmen Chaves Tesser



1998. Tesser, Carmen Chaves. Las máscaras de la apertura: Un contexto literario. Mexico City: UNAM.

1996. Tesser, Carmen Chaves. Translator. Tradition Matters: Modern Gaúcho Identity in Brazil. [Translation of Oliven, Ruben George. A Parte e o Todo: A Diversidade Cultural no Brasil-Nação. São Paulo: Vozes, 1993]. New York: Columbia University Press.

1994. Hudson, Charles M. and Tesser, Carmen Chaves, Editors, The Forgotten Centuries: Europeans and Indians in the American South, 1513-1704. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

1990. McClendon, Carmen C., and M. Elizabeth Ginway, Editors. Brazil in the Eighties. Los Ensayistas: Georgia Series on Hispanic Thought. Athens, GA: CLAS.

1986. McClendon, Carmen C. and Betty Jean Craige, Translators. The Island of the Dead. A Novel by Lya Luft. Athens, Georgia: The University Press of Georgia.

1985. McClendon, Carmen C., editor. Brasil: Os Ultimos Quarenta Anos. Los Ensayistas: Georgia Series on Hispanic Thought. Athens, GA: CLAS.

1981. Chatham, James R. and Carmen C. McClendon. Dissertations in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 1967-76. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky.

Artículos de investigación y de crítica

  • 1999. Tesser, Carmen C. "The Non-Native Speaker and Literary Studies: Interpretation and Translation." ADFL Bulletin. (Fall).
  • 1999. Tesser, Carmen C. "Who We Are and How They See Us: On Shaping an Image through the Other’s Perception." ADFL Bulletin. (Spring). 6-9.
  • 1999. ---. "La construcción de la nación: el discurso ensayístico y las imágenes literarias," in Del Mediterráneo a la América Latina: El discurso ensayístico. José-Luis Gómez-Martínez, Editor. México: UNAM.
  • 1999. ---. Coordinator, "Homenagem a José Saramago." Hispania 82:1-28.
  • 1999. ---. "El Debate teórico actual," Introduction to Mas allá del posmodernismo by José Luis Gómez-Martínez. Madrid: Milenio.
  • 1998. ---. Translator, "Money in Brazilian Popular Music," by Ruben Oliven. Latin American Popular Culture. 18.
  • 1998. --- "A Postmodern Pastiche." Hispania 81:964-66.
  • 1998. ---. Translator. "Two Sides of the Same Thematic Coin of Modern Gaucho Identity in Brazil," by Ruben Oliven. Journal of Latin American Anthropology.
  • 1998. ---. "The Five Cs and the AATSP." Hispania 81410.
  • 1998. ---. "President’s Message," Enlace 12: 1.
  • 1998. ---. "President’s Message," Enlace 12: 1.
  • 1998. ---. "Mire, veja: Viver é perigoso." Hispania 81: 635-6.
  • 1998. ---. "La Generación del 98: 1998. Hispania 81:182-83.
  • 1998. ---. "Caros colegas," Enlace 12:1.
  • 1997. Tracy Chevalier, Editor. London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers:
    Tesser, Carmen C. "Paulo Freire," 193-94;
    ---"Josefa Amar y Borbón," 12-13;
    ---"José Cadalso," 137-38;
    ---"Gilberto Freyre," 309-10.
    ---"Euclides da Cunha," 199-200;
    ---"Antonio Cándido," 150-51;
  • 1996. Tesser, Carmen C. "Viewpoint: The Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws," Enlace 10: 3, 12.
  • 1996. ---. "La Contextualización del pensamiento de la liberación en La Batalla de las Vírgenes de Rosario Ferré," in Teología y pensamiento de la liberación en la literatura iberoamericana. José-Luis Gómez-Martínez, Editor. Madrid: Milenio. 51-62.
  • 1995. ---. "Back to the Future: Curricular Change and the Culture Wars." ADFL Bulletin, 26:3 (1995): 16-20.
  • 1995. ---. "Camilo José Cela: The Rejection of the Ordinary," translation of Manuel Mantero’s "La obra de Camilo José Cela," The Georgia Review, 49:246-50.
  • 1994. ---. "António José da Silva and Portuguese Theatre." Encruzilhadas/Crossroads.
  • 1994. ---. "After Fifty Years: Ao Vencedor as Batatas," Hispania 77:565-67.
  • 1994. ---. "Lya Luft." Dictionary of Literary Biography: Modern Latin American Fiction Writers. Edited by William Luis and Ann González. Washington, D.C.: Gale Research. 163-69.
  • 1994. ---. "The AATSP Celebrates the P and Fred Ellison." Enlace. 9:1,5.
  • 1994. ---. "John Dowling Honored at Cancun Meeting." Enlace. 7:1,3.
  • 1993. ---. McClendon, Carmen Chaves. Entries in Germán Bleiberg, Maureen Ihrie, and Janet Pérez, eds., Dictionary of Literature of the Iberian Peninsula. 2 vols. Westport and London: Greenwood Press.
    "Martín Sarmiento," 1497-8.
    "Josefa Amar y Borbón," I, 75-6.
    "José Lopez de Sedano," II, 963.
    "Ignacio de Luzán," II, 980-1.
    "Gregorio Mayáns y Siscar," II, 1054-5.
    "Diego Torres Villarroel," II, 1614-1615.
    "Conde de Noroña," II, 1169.
    "Antonio de Zamora," II, 1725.
  • 1992. Tesser, Carmen Chaves. "El Discurso Literario en el Contexto de la 'Abertura,'" Cuadernos Americanos 6:239-245.
  • 1992. Tesser, Carmen Chaves, with the collaboration of Ana Maria de Araujo Lima. "Brazilian Literature and Brazilian Literary Studies in the United State in 1980s: O SEM Explica." Hispania, 75:98-101.
  • 1992. Tesser, Carmen C. "Colors, Threads and a Reading of Notícia da Cidade Silvestre." Actas do 3º Congresso da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas. Coimbra: AIL. 455-60.
  • 1992. McClendon, Carmen C. "Josefa Amar y Borbón y la educación femenina," Letras Femeninas, 4:2 (1978), 3-11. Reprinted in David Gies and Russell P. Sebold, Historia y Crítica de la Literatura Española. Siglo XVIII. Barcelona: Editorial Crítica.
  • 1991. Tesser, Carmen Chaves. "Post-Structuralist Theory Mirrored in Mulher no espelho." Hispania, 74:594-97.
  • 1991. Tesser, Carmen C. and Charles M. Hudson. "Before Oglethorpe: Hispanic and Indian Cultures in the Southeast United States." Magazine of History, 5:43-46.
  • 1991. Tesser, Carmen C. "A Case for Portuguese in the High School." Hispania, 75:774.
  • 1990. McClendon, Carmen C. "Violetas a Caracóis e a Interpretação da Loucura," Hispania, 73: 291-93.
  • 1990. ---. "Natural Philosophy Buried in Brazil: Reflections Upon the Poetry of a Patriarch." Studies in Honor of Enrique Ruiz-Fornells, Eds. Juan Fernández Jiménez, et. al. Erie, Pennsylvania: ALDEEU.
  • 1990. ---. "Entrevista com Regina Célia Colônia," Hispania, 73:462-64.
  • 1989. ---. "Avant-Garde Fiction and the Fiction of the Avant-Garde in the Work of Regina Célia Colônia," Literatura de vanguarda luso-brasileira. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina.
  • 1988. ---. "Theoretical Dialogue in Reunião de Família." Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana. 17:23-26.
  • 1988. McClendon, Carmen C. and Charles M. Hudson. "Spanish Explorers and Indian Chiefdoms: The Southeastern United States in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," Encuentro, 4:12-13.
  • 1988. McClendon, Carmen C. "Avant-Garde Fiction and the Fiction of the Avant-Garde in the Work of Regina Célia Colônia." Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica, 4:189-194.
  • 1987. ---. "Reflexos de Reflexos e a Narrativa Femenina de Lya Luft," Anais do Primeiro Simpósio de Literatura Comparada. Eds. Eneida Maria de Souza and Júlio Cesar Machado Pinto. 1:48-54.
  • 1986. ---. "The Closed Room as Metaphor in 'A Rose for Emily' and O Quarto Fechado," Estudos Germânicos. 6.
  • 1986. McClendon, Carmen C. and Nadine Olson. "Dissertations l985." Hispania. 69:358-70.
  • 1986. McClendon, Carmen C. "Ouro Preto through the 'I's' of Three Poets," Revista do Centro de Ciências Humanas- PUC-MG, 4.
  • 1985. ---. "Tendências na Literatura Comparada Brazil/EUA," Anais do Primeiro Simpósio de Literatura Comparada, UFMG.
  • 1985. ---. "A Arte de Carpintaria e a Narrativa Poética de Autran Dourado," Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana, l5: l9-24.
  • 1985. McGlone, Edward L., Carmen C. McClendon and Nadine Olson. "The Major Research Journals in Foreign Languages: A Survey of Heads of Doctoral Granting Departments," Modern Language Journal. 69:1-7.
  • 1985. McClendon, Carmen C. and Nadine Olson. "Dissertations 1984." Hispania. 68:365-375.
  • 1985. McClendon, Carmen C. "O Espelho e a Realidade em Reunião de Família," O Eixo e a Roda, 4:5-ll.
  • 1985. ___. "Eighteenth-Century Children's Literature: The Fables," Revista Monográfica. l:2l-7.
  • 1985. ___. "A Cegueira no Século das Luzes," Studies in Honor of John Clarkson Dowling, Douglas and Linda Jane Barnette, Eds. Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta. l45-l50.
  • 1984. McClendon, Carmen C. and Nadine Olson. "Dissertations in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Languages and Literatures – 1983." Hispania, 67:322-31.
  • 1984. McClendon, Carmen C. "Lição de Coisas: Art of Poetry through Classical Metaphor." Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, 18:33-39.
  • 1984. ___. "Josefa Amar y Borbón: A Forgotten Figure of the Spanish Enlightenment," in Seven Studies in Medieval English History and Other Historical Essays, Richard Bowers, Ed. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. 133-40.
  • 1983. McClendon, Carmen C. et al. Bring Latin America Into Your Classroom. Manual produced under Grant # GOO-82-01053, U.S. Department of Education. Mississippi State University. (Available in microfiche and abstracted through ERIC).
  • 1982. McClendon, Carmen C. "The Quality of Morale: Campus Climate During Difficult Times," Proceedings. Third Annual Faculty Conference, Marilyn H. Sullivan Ed. Mississippi State University. 20-24.
  • 1982. ___. "Satan and the Stars: Zamora's Treatment of Fatalism in Judas Iscariote," Crítica Hispánica, 4:51-6.
  • 1982. ___. "A Rose for Rosalina: From Yoknapatawpha to Opera dos Mortos," Comparative Literature Studies, 19:450-58.
  • 1981. ___. "Neojansenist Elements in the Work of Josefa Amar y Borbón," Letras Femeninas, 7: 41-8.
  • 1980. McClendon, Carmen C. and W. Edwin Ellis. "The Humanist Conquers Output," Literary Research Newsletter, 5: 46-50.
  • 1980. McClendon, Carmen C. "Josefa Amar y Borbón: Essayist," Dieciocho, 3:138-43.
  • 1980. ___. Edition of Discurso en Defensa del Talento de las mugeres by Josefa Amar y Borbón, Dieciocho, 3:144-161.
  • 1980. Chatham, James R. and Carmen C. McClendon ___. Part II: K-Z, La Corónica, 7 (1978), 43-50. ___. "Do's and Don'ts: Rules for the Enlightened Spanish Female." Estudos Ibero-Americanos, 6: 53-60.
  • 1978. ---."Dissertations in Medieval Hispanic Languages and Literatures Accepted in the United States and Canada, 1967-76: Part I: A-J,: La Corónica, 6:97-103.


  • 1998. Tesser, Carmen C. et. al. "The Perils of an Integrated Curriculum: How a team talked for a Year and Almost Communicated . . .", MLA Teacher Education Project Book.
  • 1998. "What’s the Word? On Learning a Foreign Language," Radio Program sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and distributed through PBS.
  • 1997. Stephens, Tom, "Interview with Carmen Chaves Tesser Vice-President of AATSP1997/President 1998," The Portuguese Newsletter 7: 2-3.
  • 1993. Columbus and the Land of Ayllón, Video Documentary produced by the Georgia Historical Society, 1993. [Participating scholar].


  • 1998. [Film Review]: Quem matou Pixote? Dir. José Joffily. Chasqui: Journal of Latin American Literature. 27:2 (1998): 184-85.
  • 1997. Heusinkveld, Paula. Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994. Modern Language Journal. 81:143-44.
  • 1994. Milleret, Margo and Marshall C. Eakin. Editors. Homengem a Alxandrino Severino. Austin: Host Publications, 1993. South Atlantic Review. 59:119-21.
  • 1994. Souza, Eneida Maria de. A Pedra Mágica do Discurso. Belo Horizonte: Editora UFMG, 1988. CHASQUI: A Journal of Latin American Literature.111.
  • 1994. Reis, Roberto. The Pearl Necklace: Toward an Archaeology of Brazilian Transition Discourse. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1992. CHASQUI: A Journal of Latin American Literature. 110.
  • 1994. Lins, Osman. Avalovara. Trans. by Gregory Rabassa. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990. CHASQUI: A Jouranl of Latin American Literature. 110-11.
  • 1993. Darlene Sadlier. One Hundred Years After Tomorrow. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992. Women's Studies in Indiana. 18:2-3.
  • 1992. Trihn T. Minh-ha. Woman, Native, Other. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1989. Letras Peninsulares, 5.196.
  • 1991. Onésimo Teottonio Almeida. Açores, Açorianos, Açorianidade. Açores: Marinho Matos Brumarte, C.R.L., 1989. Hispania, 74:679.
  • 1991. David J. Viera, et al. The Portuguese in the United States: A Bibliography (First Supplement). Durham, NH: International Conference Group on Portugal, 1990. Hispania. 74:679-80.
  • 1988. David T. Gies, Editor. Studies in Honor of I. McClelland. Special issue of Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment Aesthetics and Literary Theory, 9 (1986). South Atlantic Review, 53:154-6.
  • 1986. Richard A. Preto-Rodas and Alfred Hower, eds. Quarenta Historinhas e Cinco Poemas. Gainesville, Florida: University Presses of Florida, 1985. Southeastern Latin Americanist, 30:90.
  • 1985. Goldwert, Martin. Psychic Conflict in Spanish America. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, Ind., 1982. Southeastern Latin Americanist, 29:73-4.
  • 1984. María Lúcia Pinheiro Sampaio. Processos retóricos na obra de João Cabral de Melo Neto. São Paulo: KHPA-HUCITEC, 1978 Revista Iberoamericana, 50:320-1.
  • 1984. João de Almeida. Introdução ao Estudo das Perífrases Verbais de Infinitivo. São Paulo: KHPA-HUCITEC, 1980. Revista Iberoamericana. 50:320.
  • 1983. Iris M. Zavala. Clandestinidad y libertinaje erudito en los albores del siglo XVIII. Barcelona: Editorial Ariel, 1978. Eighteenth-Century: A Current Bibliography, 5:213-14.
  • 1982. William J. Smither, ed., Homenagem a Agostinho da Silva. Special ed., Almir Bruneti. Tulane Studies in Romance Languages and Literature, X (1981), South Central Bulletin, 42:29.
  • 1982. Diego de Torres Villarroel. Los Desahuciados del mundo y de la gloria. Manuel María Pérez, ed. Madrid: Editora Nacional, 1979. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, 16:127-28.
  • 1980. John Butt. Writers and Politics in Modern Spain. New York; Holmes and Meier Publishers, Inc. – 1978. Hispania. 63:611-12.



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