Tagus Press

Tagus Press is the publishing arm of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Recognized as a leader in bringing Portuguese literature, history, and culture to an English-speaking audience, Tagus Press's groundbreaking translations  and journals address both Portuguese life abroad and in the United States.

As of July 1, 2018, all Tagus Press titles will be available for purchase through UMass Press. Order direct from our website or through our distributor, Hopkins Fulfillment Service at 1-800-537-5487.

Tagus focuses on several major areas and series, including:

Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies

Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies (PLCS) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal that publishes original research related to the literatures and cultures of the diverse communities of the Portuguese-speaking world from a broad range of academic, critical and theoretical approaches.

Adamastor Series

Adamastor Book Series, named for the mythological character invented by Camões in the Renaissance epic The Lusiads, is dedicated to publishing both translations of important works from the Portuguese language and essays on Lusophone literatures and cultures.

Series Editor: Victor K. Mendes 

Portuguese in the Americas Series

The Portuguese in the Americas Series aims to contribute to the growing field of Portuguese-American Studies. The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature.

Series Editors: Christopher Larkosh & Maria da Glória de Sá

Brazilian Literature in Translation Series

The series publishes translations of classic and contemporary works of Brazilian literature with an emphasis on contemporary authors.

Series Editors: Dário Borim & Cristina Mehrtens

Classic Histories from the Portuguese-Speaking World in Translation

Series Editors: Timothy J. Coates & Timothy D. Walker

Bellis Azorica Book Series

The Bellis Azorica Book Series is dedicated to the literature, culture and history of the Azores. The series focuses on publishing new translations and reissuing out of print translations of classic works of literature, poetry, and essay. The series likewise commissions original works of scholarship and advances research in a number of fields.

Series Editors: Mario Pereira & Onésimo Almeida

Portuguese Language Textbook Series

Portuguese Language Textbook Series publishes textbooks for university-level language courses.

Series Editor: Anna M. Klobucka

Non-Series Titles from Tagus Press