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
"Be aware that frankness is the prime virtue of a dead man," writes the narrator of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas. But while he may be dead, he is surely one of the liveliest characters in fiction, a product of one of the most remarkable imaginations in all of literature, Brazil's greatest novelist of the nineteenth century, Joaquim Maria M ...
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

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

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

Dom Casmurro (Portuguese Edition)Dom Casmurro (Portuguese Edition)
Machado de Assis
Se algo mais precisa ser dito sobre Dom Casmurro é de que se trata indiscutivelmente de obra prima da literatura brasileira. Com seu estilo inigualável, nela o gênio de Machado de Assis disseca e expõe os mais impenetráveis recônditos da alma humana ao mesmo tempo em que molda a mais discutida personagem do romance nacional, Capitu. Imperdív ...
Number of pages: 236 | Publication Date: 2014-07-19 | ISBN-13: 9781500574376

O Alienista (Classicos Da Literatura Brasileira) (Portuguese Edition)O Alienista (Classicos Da Literatura Brasileira) (Portuguese Edition)
Machado de Assis
A sarcastic criticism of the science of its day, O Alientista tells the story of psychiatrist Simão Bacamarte, who convinces the town of Itaguaí to pay for an assylum, and begins to fill it with residents he believes insane. While the assylum at first has a few patients, it grows quickly until, after a revolt by many in the town is fought off, it ...
Number of pages: 56 | Publication Date: 2006-08-02 | ISBN-13: 9780850515060

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