Archer, Maria (1905–1982)

views updated

Archer, Maria (1905–1982)

Portuguese author. Name variations: Maria Emília Archer Eyrolles Baltazar Moreira. Born Jan 4, 1905, in Lisbon, Portugal; died 1982.

Popular and prolific writer, was concerned with the subjugation of women in an authoritarian society, an opinion she made clear in nonfiction like Os Últimos Dias do Fascismo Português (The Last Days of Portuguese Fascism, 1961), and fiction like Casa Sem Pāo (House Without Bread, 1946), which was banned in Portugal.

About this article

Archer, Maria (1905–1982)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article