Maranhão, Heloísa (1925–)

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Maranhão, Heloísa (1925–)

Brazilian novelist, playwright and short-story writer. Name variations: Heloisa Maranhao; Heloísa dos Reis Maranhão. Born 1925 in Brazil.

Worked as translator and drama professor; probably best known for novel Lucrécia (1980); other works include Paixão de terra (1957), Negra Bá (1959), Tiradentes (1970), Castelo interiore moradas (1973), Inês de Castro, a rainha morta (1975), A Cobra (1977), Florinda (1982), Dona Leonor Teles (1985), A rainha de Navarra (1986), and Adriana (1990).