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Quincas Borba : a novel

Author: Machado de Assis
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.
Series: Library of Latin America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Quincas Borba.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford Univ. Press, 1999
(OCoLC)43332019
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Machado de Assis
ISBN: 1423741013 9781423741015 9780195106824 0195106822 9780195106817 0195106814 9786610760978 6610760977
OCLC Number: 62338120
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 290 pages).
Series Title: Library of Latin America.
Other Titles: Quincas Borbas.
Responsibility: by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis ; translated from the Prtuguese by Gregory Rabassa ; with an introduction by David rT. 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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"In superbly funny books, [Machado] described the abnormalities of alienation, perversion, domination, cruelty and madness. He deconstructed empire with a thoroughness and an esthetic equilibrium Read more...

 
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