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Maria Firmina dos Reis: escrita íntima na construção do si mesmo


This article analyzes “Álbum”, a notebook of intimate writings by Maria Firmina dos Reis, with the aim of investigating the construction of her individuality and subjectivity as a black woman and novelist from Maranhão, in the mid-19 19 Álbum (s. d.), N. Morais, Fragmentos (s. p.). th century. With this in mind, the article establishes a theoretical framework, reconstructs her social context, and presents her intimate reflections extracted from “Álbum”.

Maria Firmina dos Reis; Afro-Brazilian literature; 19th century; Maranhão; Abolitionism; Writing of one’s self

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