Traços e Illuminuras
Written between 1883 and 1887 and on both sides of the Atlantic, Traços e Illuminuras is Almeida's first collection of stories. It includes: "Regina", "As violetas", "Prenda de amor", "Tia Angelica", "A rehabilitação", "Fascinação do luxo", "O relojoeiro", "Entre mamequeres", "O sineiro", "Pierrette", "O remorso da viscondessa", "A escrava", "Memorias de um leque", "O trib...more
Published 1887 by Typografia Castro Irmão
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A woman who lives under the delusion she will someday marry the cousin she hasn't seen since they were children together, an English schoolteacher who sheds her austere exterior to share the passions and poetry of her youth with a favorite student, a decrepit actress whose fury at the fickleness of time and fans pierces like a wolf's yellow eyes -- what appeals in the stories collected in Traços e Illuminuras is not their plot, their mystery, their political commentary, but their sharply-drawn c...more
The first Brazilian woman to lead what can legitimately be called a career as an author, Júlia Lopes de Almeida was a novelist and playwright, an advocate for women's education and other progressive social reform, and an all-around intellectual. Though she was immensely popular in the late 19th and early 20th Century, her works were forgotten soon after her death, largely due to the country's lite...moreMore about Júlia Lopes de Almeida...