The Collected Stories of Machado de AssisThe Collected Stories of Machado de Assis
by Machado de Assis, Michael Wood
A landmark event, the complete stories of Machado de Assis finally appear in English for the first time in this extraordinary new translation.Widely acclaimed as the progenitor of twentieth-century Latin American fiction, Machado de Assis (1839–1908)―the son of a mulatto father and a washerwoman, and the grandson of freed slaves―was hailed in ...
Number of pages: 960 | Publication Date: 2018-06-12 | ISBN-13: 9780871404961

The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas (Library of Latin America)The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas (Library of Latin America)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1998-12-10 | ISBN-13: 9780195101706

Dom CasmurroDom Casmurro
Machado de Assis

Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2009-09-15 | ISBN-13: 9780374523039

Epitaph of a Small WinnerEpitaph of a Small Winner
Machado de Assis
In these memoirs, Braz Cubas, a wealthy nineteenth-century Brazilian, examines (from beyond the grave) his rather undistinguished life in 160 short chapters that are filled with philosophical digressions and exuberant insights. A clear forerunner of Gabriel García Márquez and Jorge Luis Borges, Epitaph for a Small Winner, first published in 1880, ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2008-04-29 | ISBN-13: 9780374531232

Philosopher or Dog?Philosopher or Dog?
Machado de Assis
"The intellectual invention here, the worldly perception, the ultimate resignation- all give this its special interest for a special market which the earlier book will have indicated." - Kirkus Reviews ...
Number of pages: 284 | Publication Date: 1992-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780374523282

Stories (Brazilian Literature)Stories (Brazilian Literature)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Featuring ten stories never before translated, dating from 1878 to 1886 (regarded as Joaquim Machado de Assis’s most radically experimental period), this selection of short fiction by Brazil’s greatest author ranges in tone from elegiac and philosophical to impishly ironic. Including the author’s classic essay on world literature–also appea ...
Number of pages: 198 | Publication Date: 2014-03-18 | ISBN-13: 9781564788993

Kolyma Stories (New York Review Books Classics)Kolyma Stories (New York Review Books Classics)
Varlam Shalamov
Now in its first complete English translation, this masterpiece chronicles life in a Soviet gulag, based on the author’s own years in a USSR prison camp.Kolyma Stories is a masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, an epic array of short fictional tales reflecting the fifteen years that Varlam Shalamov spent in the Soviet Gulag. This is the ...
Number of pages: 768 | Publication Date: 2018-06-12 | ISBN-13: 9781681372143

Machado de AssisMachado de Assis
K. David Jackson
Novelist, poet, playwright, and short story writer Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839–1908) is widely regarded as Brazil’s greatest writer, although his work is still too little read outside his native country. In this first comprehensive English-language examination of Machado since Helen Caldwell’s seminal 1970 study, K. David Jackson rev ...
Number of pages: 360 | Publication Date: 2015-05-26 | ISBN-13: 9780300180824

The Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil (Hackett Classics)The Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil (Hackett Classics)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Accompanied by a thorough introduction to Brazil's Machado, Machado's Brazil, these vibrant new translations of eight of Machado de Assis's best-known short stories bring nineteenth-century Brazilian society and culture to life for modern readers. ...
Number of pages: 152 | Publication Date: 2013-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9781603848527

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