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Quincas Borba

Author: Machado de Assis; Gregory Rabassa
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Library of Latin America.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Updated translation of another Machado classic, with excellent accompanying essays, is a welcome addition to his work available in English. Rabassa provides a more informal, less strained tone than Wilson's 1954 version"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Allegories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Machado de Assis; Gregory Rabassa
ISBN: 0195106814 9780195106817
OCLC Number: 37331578
Description: xxvi, 290 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Library of Latin America.
Other Titles: Quincas Borba.
Responsibility: a novel by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis ; translated from the Portuguese by Gregory Rabassa ; with an introduction by David T. Haberly ; and an afterword by Celso Favaretto.
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A country fellow moves to the city with his dog, Quincas Borba, named after its previous owner - a mad philosopher. Exploring the social, political and commercial world of the city, he tries to come  Read more...

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