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José Maria Eça de Queirós (1845–1900)

Queiroz, José Maria Eça de (kā-ē-rōs’). A Portuguese novelist; born in Povoa de Varzim, Nov. 25, 1845; died in 1900. He studied jurisprudence in Coimbra, was editor of a paper, traveled to the Orient, and became consul successively to Havana, Bristol, and Paris, where he went in 1889. He was a naturalist of Zola’s school, and introduced this style into Portugal. He was the author of ‘The Crime of Father Amaro’ (1874); ‘The Mandarin’; ‘The Dragon’s Teeth’; etc.