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Product Description: Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839 – 1908), was a Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright, short story writer, and advocate of monarchism. Widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature, nevertheless he did not gain widespread popularity outside Brazil in his own lifetime...read more

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9781500403089 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 4, 2014, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839 – 1908), was a Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright, short story writer, and advocate of monarchism.

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Product Description: 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 includes 4/5ths of the town! Realizing something is wrong, Bacamarte releases those committed saying that those committed are infact normal...read more

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9780850515060 | Luso Brazilian Books, August 1, 2006, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780195106824 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 29, 1999, cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Twins Pedro and Paulo are "two sides of the truth" and rivals from birth. As adults the principal source of their differences is politics - Pedro is a monarchist while Paulo wants a republic. Even in their choice of lovers they compete...read more

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9780850515206 | Luso Brazilian Books, February 15, 2006, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Twins Pedro and Paulo are "two sides of the truth" and rivals from birth.

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Product Description: The last novel by Brazil's most important writer, Memorial de Aires doesn't have a strict plot. It is structured as a kind of diarly of Counselor Aires, a retired diplomat. His notes tell several stories including that of Tristão, who falls in love with and marries a young widow, Fidália...read more

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9780850515183 | Luso Brazilian Books, February 15, 2006, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: The last novel by Brazil's most important writer, Memorial de Aires doesn't have a strict plot.

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Product Description: A kind of dialogue with Machado de Assis' previous novel, Memórias Póstumas de Bras Cubas, Quincas Borba shares the same characters and situations. In a narrative that mixes both first and third person, this novel tells the story of Rubiãõ, a former teacher who becomes a rich when he receives an inheritance from Quincas Borba, a rich philosopher who had lived as a beggar, and takes the responsibility for the philosopher's dog, also called Quincas Borba...read more

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9780850515190 | Luso Brazilian Books, February 15, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A kind of dialogue with Machado de Assis' previous novel, Memórias Póstumas de Bras Cubas, Quincas Borba shares the same characters and situations.

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Product Description: Iaiá Garcia tells the story of the romance between Iaiá Garcia, 11-year-old daughter of, Luís Garcia, a public servant and widower who dotes on his daughter, and Jorge Gomes, son of a friend of Iaiá's father, the widow Valéria Gomes...read more

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9780850515176 | Luso Brazilian Books, February 10, 2006, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Iaiá Garcia tells the story of the romance between Iaiá Garcia, 11-year-old daughter of, Luís Garcia, a public servant and widower who dotes on his daughter, and Jorge Gomes, son of a friend of Iaiá's father, the widow Valéria Gomes.

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Product Description: The first novel by the undisputed master of Brazilian literature, Ressurreição (Resurrection, 1872) tells the story of Félix, an emotionally unstable and determined young man motivated by jealousy. Félix seeks to win the heart of Lívia, a widow, but his conduct leads her to end their relationship...read more

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9780850515169 | Luso Brazilian Books, February 10, 2006, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: The first novel by the undisputed master of Brazilian literature, Ressurreição (Resurrection, 1872) tells the story of Félix, an emotionally unstable and determined young man motivated by jealousy.

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Product Description: Rare book

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9788420655109, titled "Memorias Postumas De Blas Cubas / The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas" | Poc tra edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Rare book

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9788477207849 | Italian edition edition (Obelisco, July 1, 2003), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: All our books are brand new.

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Product Description: Esau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman and her inability to choose between them. At another level, it is the story of Brazil itself, caught between the traditional and the modern, and between the monarchical and republican ideals...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195108118 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 30, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Esau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels.

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One of the most important novels in nineteenth-century Latin American literature, a satire on life and romance in the Brazilian Empire follows an heir to a philosopher's fortune who plunges into the fantastic world of Rio de Janeiro. UP. (view table of contents)

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9780195106817 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 22, 1998, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: 'Updated translation of another Machado classic, with excellent accompanying essays, is a welcome addition to his work available in English.

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'New translation of Machado's famous novel is for the most part faithful and readable. However, work has occasional odd errors and omissions, and fails to give sufficient attention to Machado's rhythm and syntax. Given Rabassa's vast experience as a translator, it is hard not to suspect that carelessness and haste explain the mistakes and lapses. Also poorly edited and inadequately proofread'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/Tells the story of an unheroic man who has a harebrained idea for curing the world from melancholy (view table of contents)

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9780195101690 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 6, 1997, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: 'New translation of Machado's famous novel is for the most part faithful and readable.

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'At last, a new translation of Machado's masterpiece that is complete (unlike Scott-Buccleuch's 1992 version - see HLAS 54:5078 - which omitted key chapters) and highly readable. Gledson produces a much-needed, graceful and accurate translation, attentive to Machado's tone and rhythms. Hansen's Afterword is excellent'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/ (view table of contents)

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9780195103083 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 20, 1997, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: 'At last, a new translation of Machado's masterpiece that is complete (unlike Scott-Buccleuch's 1992 version - see HLAS 54:5078 - which omitted key chapters) and highly readable.

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9788400071264 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: “I am a deceased writer not in the sense of one who has written and is now deceased, but in the sense of one who had died and is now writing.” So begins the posthumous memoir of Braz Cubas, a wealthy nineteenth-century Brazilian...read more

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9780374521929 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1990, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: “I am a deceased writer not in the sense of one who has written and is now deceased, but in the sense of one who had died and is now writing.

In 1850 Rio de Janeiro, Estacio tries to uncover the mysterious past of Helena, his presumed half sister, who has been brought to the family home and with whom he falls in love

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9780520060258 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1850 Rio de Janeiro, Estacio tries to uncover the mysterious past of Helena, his presumed half sister, who has been brought to the family home and with whom he falls in love

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Product Description: "A small masterwork, freshly translated , by one of the great novelists of the 19th century. A retired Brazilian diplomat (Ayres) recounts the love affair of a young widow who would rather be faithful to her dead Romeo. How she rejoins the world of the living, rekindling Ayres' spirit as well, is told with muted allusions to Brazil's plantation life and its emancipation of the slaves...read more

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9780520022270 | Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1973, cover price $35.00

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9780520047754, titled "Counselor Ayres' Memorial" | Univ of California Pr on Demand, January 1, 1983, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: "A small masterwork, freshly translated , by one of the great novelists of the 19th century.

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