Maria Teresa Horta

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Maria Teresa Horta
Born Maria Teresa Mascarenhas Horta
(1937-05-20) May 20, 1937 (age 80)
Lisbon, Portugal

Maria Teresa Mascarenhas Horta (born May 20, 1937, Lisbon) is a Portuguese feminist poet, journalist and activist.[1]

She is bachelor in the Universidade de Lisboa and she has worked as a journalist. She took part of the Portuguese Feminist Movement with Maria Isabel Barreno and Maria Velho da Costa (the Three Marias) and was a member of the Poesia 61 group.

Her writing has been published in such journals as Diário de Lisboa, A Capital, República, O Século, Diário de Notícias and Jornal de Letras e Artes, and she has been editor in chief of Mulheres magazine.

She is the daughter of Jorge Augusto da Silva Horta, Bastonary of the Ordem Dos Medicos (Medical Association of Portugal) and a university professor, and his wife D. Carlota Maria Mascarenhas, of the Marquesses of Fronteira, Counts of Torre and Counts of Coculim, and also Marquesses of Alorna (formerly Marquesses of Castelo Novo) and Counts of Assumar.

She is married to Luís Barros. Her son, Luís Jorge Horta Barros, born on April 4, 1965, is married to Maria Antónia Martins Peças Pereira, and has two sons, Bé and another.

Works[edit]

  • Espelho Inicial (1960) (poetry)
  • Tatuagem (1961)
  • Cidadelas Submersas (1961)
  • Verão Coincidente (1962)
  • Amor Habitado (1963)
  • Candelabro (1964)
  • Jardim de Inverno (1966)
  • Cronista Não é Recado (1967)
  • Minha Senhora de Mim (1967) (poetry)
  • Ambas as Mãos sobre o Corpo (1970)
  • Novas Cartas Portuguesas (1971)
  • Ana (1974)
  • Poesia Completa I e II(1983)
  • Os Anjos (1983)
  • O Transfer (1984)
  • Ema (1984)
  • Minha Mãe, Meu Amor (1984)
  • Rosa Sangrenta (1987)
  • Antologia Política (1994)
  • A Paixão Segundo Constança H. (1994)
  • O Destino (1997)
  • A Mãe na Literatura Portuguesa (1999)
  • As Luzes de Leonor (2011)[2]

In Translation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poems from the Portuguese". Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Lusa (2012-09-18). "Maria Teresa Horta recusa-se a receber Prémio D. Dinis das mãos de Passos Coelho". ipsilon.publico.pt (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2012-09-19.