Three Tales by Marina Colasanti

Adriana Frizzi


Translations from Portuguese of three stories by the Brazilian writer Marina Colasanti (1937-  ). These include two stories from the 1979 collection Uma idéia toda azul  ("Além do bastidor" and Ä primeira só") and the 1982 story “A moça tecelã" from Doze reis e a moça no labirinto do vento. The stories are set in a fantasy world resembling the European Middle Ages. They are accompanied by three black-and-white illustrations by the author from the original publication of Uma idéia toda azul.


Brazilian literature; Portuguese fiction; Modern fairy tales; mirrors; embroidery; weaving; feminism

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