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The posthumous memoirs of Brás Cubas : a novel

Author: Machado de Assis; Gregory Rabassa
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Library of Latin America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Brazilian fiction
Fiction
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Posthumous memoirs of Brás Cubas.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605266711
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Machado de Assis; Gregory Rabassa
ISBN: 0195101693 9780195101690
OCLC Number: 35586796
Description: xix, 219 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Library of Latin America.
Other Titles: Memórias póstumas de Brás Cubas.
Brás Cubas
Responsibility: by Joachim Maria Machado de Assis ; translated from the Portuguese by Gregory Rabassa ; with a foreword by Enylton de Sá Rego and an afterword by Gilberto Pinheiro Passos.
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Machado de Assis is considered a pre-eminent writer in Brazil, but his work has only recently become known to the English-speaking world. This translation of a work first published in 1881 is  Read more...

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