The Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil

The Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 9.91mm | 171g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1603848525
  • 9781603848527
  • 571,470

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This beautifully translated selection of stories is a wonderful introduction to Brazil's--and Latin America's--greatest writer. Chasteen has done us all a great service by providing this wonderful volume to introduce and entice readers into the wonders of Brazilian culture. --Marshall C. Eakin, Vanderbilt University
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About Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

John Charles Chasteen is Patterson Distinguished Term Professor of History, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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