Category Archives: PORTUGAL (MOVIES AND BOOKS)

BOOKS – The Mason – Lídia Jorge

The Mason – Lídia JorgeIt is the only text that the author has written for theater. Published in 1997, it was brought on stage in the National Theatre D. Maria II. “The Mason” tells the story of Adelaide Cabete, a freemason … Continue reading

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BOOKS – Niketche: a story of polygamy – Paulina Chiziane

  Niketche: a story of polygamy – Paulina Chiziane Rami has been married for 20 years to Tony, a senior police officer, and they have several children together. One day she finds out that she has been sharing him with … Continue reading

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The Second Sex / O Segundo Sexo – Simone de Beauvoir   “The Second Sex” was published fifty-five years ago. In this book, Simone de Beauvoir writes and reveals the discrimination that women, still now, continue to be subjected to. … Continue reading

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Portuguese Women in Poetry

Natália Correia (Portugal) Ode à Paz  Pela verdade, pelo riso, pela luz, pela beleza, Pelas aves que voam no olhar de uma criança, Pela limpeza do vento, pelos actos de pureza, Pela alegria, pelo vinho, pela música, pela dança, Pela … Continue reading

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Books: Gender Visions and Experiences

The Golden Cage / A Gaiola de Ouro – Shirin Ebadi This book centres on the lives of three men, brothers of a childhood friend. Their stories encapsulate many of Iran’s major political events of the past 60 years…Each of … Continue reading

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New Portuguese Letters by The Three Marias

The new Portuguese Letters || The Three Marias As Novas Cartas Portuguesas  || As Três Marias Portugal – 1972  Maria Isabel Barreno, Maria Teresa Horta e Maria Velho da Costa  A remarkable book with a remarkable back story. First, you must know that … Continue reading

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