The Claridade Literary Movement started as a cultural and literary magazine, first published in 1936 in Mindelo (São Vicente, Cape Verde). At present, the literary production of this movement is a reference to Cape-verdean literature and also to its cultural and national identity.
The magazine, which was published sporadically between 1936 and 1966, survived many financial and political difficulties that explain the time-lapses between the nine published issues and also its political importance to Cape-verdean culture. It is also important to note that the publication suffered a lot of pressure from the fascist colonial rule of Salazar, the Portuguese dictator in charge during the publishing period (Creary, 2005, p. 181).
The magazine, which was published sporadically between 1936 and…
Citation: Lemos, Maria Isabel. "Claridade Movement". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 27 April 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19581, accessed 10 December 2023.]