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Date of issue: 2011
ISBN: 9789898508
ISBN 13: 9789898508379
The author of the book: Agustina Bessa-Luís
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 1.86 MB
Edition: Tugaland

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Fanny Owen é uma história verídica passada em 1850 entre José Augusto Pinto de Magalhães (proprietário da quinta do Lodeiro, poeta rapaz triste e desinteressado da vida), Fanny Owen (filha do coronel Owen, auxiliar e conselheiro militar de D. Pedro aquando das lutas liberais) e o próprio Camilo Castelo Branco, com apenas vinte e três anos e , portanto, ainda longe do romancista famoso que viria a ser mais tarde.

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Ebook Fanny Owen read Online! Agustina Bessa-Luís was born in Vila Meã (Amarante) in 1922. Her father's family was from the north of Portugal and her mother was Spanish.

She lived her childhood and teenagehood in the region of Douro, Minho and then Coimbra in 1948. She married Alberto Oliveira Luís in 1945 and after 1948 she moved to Oporto.

She started writing at the age of 16 and in 1950 she published her first novel, Mundo Fechado. In 1952 her talent was recognized with the award Delfim de Guimarães, for her book Sibila, which also received the award Eça de Queirós the next year.

In 1958, she gave her first steps in theatre, writing the play O inseparável.

Between 1986 and 1987 she was the director of the diary O Primeiro de Janeiro in Oporto. Between 1990 and 1993 she was the director of D.Maria II Theatre in Lisbon and a member of the Alta Autoridade para a Comunicação Social.

She is a member of the Academie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres in Paris, of the Academia Brasileira de Letras and the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, being also recognized at Ordem de Sant'Iago da Espada (1980), Medalha de Honra da Cidade do Porto (1988) and degree of "Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres", given by the French government (1989).

Various works have been translated in various countries and some were adapted to the cinema, such as Francisca, Vale Abraão and As Terras de Risco by Manoel de Oliveira. Her novel As Fúrias was adapted to the theatre by Filipe La Féria.

At the age of 81, Agustina Bessa-Luís received the Camões Award, considered the most important portuguese award.

Agustina Bessa-Luís nació en Vila Meã (Amarante, Portugal) en 1922, de madre española y padre portugués. Es miembro de la Academia Europea de las Ciencias, las Artes y las Letras de París, de la Academia Brasileña de las Letras y de la Academia de las Ciencias de Lisboa. Sus numerosos libros le han valido las más importantes distinciones, como la de Santiago da Espada (1980), la Medalla de Honor de la Ciudad de Oporto (1988) o el grado de Oficial de la Orden de las Artes y las Letras del gobierno francés (1989). En 2004 recibió el galardón literario más importante en lengua portuguesa, el Premio Camôes.


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