The House of Macao Literature: Works of Literature

Mark of the Times - Selected Works about the Women and Education in Macao in the 1950s and 1960s

MOP 80.00

(This book was published in Chinese) During the 1950s and 1960s, when Macao's economy was being rebuilt after the war, most of the Chinese population lived in harsh conditions and without schooling. This work gathers literary articles published in the magazines Woman of Macao and Education of Macao, reflecting on the mindset and conditions of women and education during that period. These texts, covering areas such as the status of women, the relationship between husband and wife, mother-in-law and daughter-in-law, the education of children, the framework for several professions, general health knowledge, ideology and politics, education thought and methodology, among others, display a strong representation of that period and lifestyle. They are the memories of a city and a generation that has academic significance for the study of Macao.

Passionate Appeals: Selected Poems and Essays by F. Hua-Lin

MOP 80.00

(This book was published in Chinese) The poet F. Hua-Lin (1915-1992), whose name was Fung Kam Chiu, was born in Macao and became famous for his poetry during the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression. It is a milestone in Macao's literary history. Several modern poems by F. Hua-Lin were picked for this work, as well as poem translations and modern poetry essays. The selected writings are not limited to already published ones, the book also includes his drafts, an important material for the study of Macao's literature.

Selected Poems by Li Dan

MOP 80.00

(This book was published in Chinese) Li Dan (1933-2009) was a poet born in Macao, whose poems, in his early stage, were filled with patriotic passion and romantic imagination, while his later works have a calmer, more introspective character, with refined images and philosophical thoughts. This book is the first to gather Li Dan's poems. It includes 76 selected pieces and broadly presents his creation trajectory and the poet's stylistic changes. It helps on indirectly reflecting the evolution of Macao's poetry, from its content to its aesthetics, throughout the second half of the 20th century. It also includes interviews, forewords by friends and family, photographs, as well as essays about the appreciation of poetry, granting a multilayered introduction to the life and poetry of Li Dan, whose name is well-known but whose life is unknown in Macao's literary history. It is a contribution towards expanding the study of literature and poetry in Macao.