Luis de Miranda

about the author

Luis de Miranda (born 1971) is currently writing a PhD on the conceptual history of “esprit de corps” at the University of Edinburgh (School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures), for which he received a three-year research scholarship. He is also tutoring in French literature, philosophy, ethics, creative writing, and directing the Crag—the Creation of Reality Group. Previously, Luis, born in Portugal, lived mostly in France, where he authored thirteen books, novels, and essays, some of which have been translated into Arabic, English, or Spanish. He has also worked as a publisher, an editor, a book critic, and a cultural reporter.

info & contact


Edinburgh University, UK


luis.demiranda [AT]



On the Concept of Creal: Ethical Promises of a non-Teleological Creative Universal
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: chaosmos, Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, Hannah Arendt, Henri Bergson, Jacques Lacan, Karl Marx, plane of immanence, politics, real/reality, William Shakespeare

Fiction, Philosophy, and Poetry Wrapped Around the Creal: On Writing the Novella ‘Who Killed the Poet?’
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: creal, novella, plane of immanence, William Shakespeare