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Lygia Fagundes Telles

Biography

Lygia Fagundes Telles was born in 1923 in São Paulo. Her father was a lawyer, who later became police commissioner and a judge. Her mother was a pianist. As a result of her father’s profession, the family frequently moved. She publsihed her first collection of stories when she was fifteen, with financial assistance from her father. She graduated from the University of São Paulo , with degrees in pre-law and physical education. She graduated with a law degree in 1945 the year after publication of her second collection of stories. She worked in the civil service and also wrote a column for a newspaper. She also continued to publish numerous short stories and four novels.

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Bibliography

1938 Porão e Sobrado (stories)
1944 Praia Viva (stories)
1949 O Cacto Vermelho (stories)
1954 Ciranda de Pedra (The Marble Dance) (novel)
1958 Histórias do Desencontro (stories)
1964 Histórias Escolhidas (stories)
1964 Verão no Aquário (novel)
1965 O Jardim Selvagem (stories)
1970 Antes do Baile Verde (stories)
1971 Seleta (stories)
1973 As Meninas (The Girl in the Photograph) (novel)
1977 Seminário dos Ratos (Tigrela and Other Stories) (stories)
1978 Filhos Pródigos (reeditado como A Estrutura da Bolha de Sabão 1991) (stories)
1980 A Disciplina do Amor (stories)
1980 Lygia Fagundes Telles (anthology)
1981 Mistérios (stories)
1984 Os melhores contos de Lygia F. Telles (stories)
1987 Venha Ver o Pôr do Sol e Outros Contos (stories)
1989 As Horas Nuas (novel)
1995 A Noite Escura e Mais Eu
1996 A confissão de Leontina e fragmentos (stories)
1996 Oito Contos de Amor (stories)
1999 Pomba enamorada (stories)
2000 Invenção e Memória (stories)
2002 Durante Aquele Estranho Chá: Perdidos e Achados (stories)
2004 Histórias de mistério (children’s)
2007 Conspiração de Nuvens (stories)
2011 Passaporte para a China: Crônicas de Viagem (stories)
2012 O Segredo e Outras Histórias de Descoberta (stories)
2012 Um Coração Ardente (stories)
2018 Os contos (stories)