Maria de Lourdes Teixeira
Maria de Lourdes Teixeira (25 March 1907 – 1989) was a Brazilian writer, translator, biographer and journalist best known for having received the Prêmio Jabuti (Jabuti Prize for Literature) for Best Novel in 1961 and 1970, for Rua Augusta and Pátio das Donzelas respectively. She was also the first woman to be accepted to the Paulista Academy of Letters.
Born in São Pedro, she made her debut in the literary field in the 1920s when she published two essays in the magazine Papel e Tinta. Around 1952 she contributed to the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo. In her personal life, Teixeira had a second marriage with the academic José Geraldo Vieira (1897-1977), whose son Rubens Teixeira Scavone (1925–2007) also was a member of the Paulista Academy and won the Jabuti Prize for Best Novel in 1973 with Clube de Campo.
- Raiz amarga (1960)
- Rua Augusta (1963)
- O pátio das Donzelas (1969)
- O banco de Três Lugares (1975)
- A virgem noturna (1975)
- O criador de centauros (1964)
- Todas as horas de um homem (1983)
- A carruagem alada (memoirs, 1986)
- O pássaro-tempo (1968)
- A Ilha da Salamandra (1976)
- Graça Aranha (1952)
- Esfinges de papel (essay, 1966)
- Novaes Coelho, Nelly (2000). Literatura: arte, conhecimento e vida (in Portuguese). Editora Fundação Peirópolis. p. 159. ISBN 978-858-566-341-4.
- Prêmio Jabuti (ed.). "Prêmio 1961. Categorias desse prêmio" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 April 2013.
- Prêmio Jabuti (ed.). "Prêmio 1970. Categorias desse prêmio" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 April 2013.
- Martins, Anna Maria (9 November 2012). Academia Paulista de Letras (ed.). "Ruth Rocha - Recepcionada com discurso pela Acadêmica Anna Maria Martins" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
- Sistema Municipal de Bibliotecas, Prefeitura de São Paulo, ed. (9 March 2012). "Mulheres na Academia de Letras" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 11 April 2013.
- "Hotel Central é demolido". Folha de São Pedro. 4 February 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
- Prêmio Jabuti (ed.). "Prêmio 1973. Categorias desse prêmio" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
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