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Nas terras de sua majestade: Portuguese emigrants to Britain in the works of Maria Ondina Braga

Abstract:

The Portuguese have been emigrating around the globe for centuries, and the number of emigrant communities in the UK has grown substantially over the twentieth century, and into the twenty-first. Despite this fact, however, both literary accounts of life in as terras de sua majestadea and modern travel writing are few and far between. Maria Ondina Braga's depiction of Britain in the 1950s, in her fictionalised autobiography and also her fiction, captures not only the culture clash, but vividl...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Oxford, HUM, MML and LPP, Medieval and Modern Languages

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Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
MHRA Publisher's website
Journal:
Portuguese Studies Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
111-122
Publication date:
2010
ISSN:
0267-5315
URN:
uuid:9c65fcd3-74e2-4e5a-9a18-b2b4eb5abe83
Source identifiers:
244727
Local pid:
pubs:244727

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