Agustina Bessa-Luís biography

Agustina Bessa-Luís

Novelist, Author

1922 –

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Who is Agustina Bessa-Luís?

Agustina Bessa-Luís, GOSE is a Portuguese writer.

From 1986 and 1987, she was Director of the daily O Primeiro de Janeiro. From 1990 to 1993, she was director of the Teatro Nacional D. Maria II.

Her novels have been adapted for the screen by director Manoel de Oliveira: Fanny Owen, Abraham's Valley, and The Lands of Risk, in addition to the Party. Her novel As Terras do Risco was the basis for the film O Convento in 1995.

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Born
Oct 15, 1922
Vila Meã
Also known as
  • Agustina Bessa-Luis
  • Augustina Bessa-Luís
  • Maria Augustina Ferreira Telxeira de Bessa
  • Maria Augustina Ferreira Teixeira de Bessa
Parents
Spouses
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Nationality
  • Portugal
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on July 23, 2013

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