Brandão, Fiama Hasse País (1938–)

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Brandão, Fiama Hasse País (1938–)

Portuguese poet and playwright. Name variations: Fiama Hasse Pais Brandao. Born 1938 in Lisbon, Portugal; attended St. Julian's School; studied German philology at University of Lisbon.

One of Portugal's major poets, was member of Poesia 61 movement opposed to neo-realism (1960s); her volume of plays, A Campanho, O Golpe de Estado, Diálogo dos Pastores, Auto de Família (1969), which were often political in nature, were banned by the Salazar government; published 14 vols. of poetry, including Em Cada Pedra um Vôo Imóvel (1957) and Epistles and Memoranda; also translated Updike, Novalis, Artaud, Brecht, and Chekhov into Portuguese.