Esau and Jacob
By (author) Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Translated by Elizabeth Lowe
Edited by Dain Borges
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Esau and Jacob by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Book DescriptionEsau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level the story of Brazil itself, it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman. Assis presents a study of the doubts and insecurities of the human condition, rather than an heroic bible fable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195108101
(210mm x 130mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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"Esau and Jacob" is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level, the story of Brazil itself, it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman. Assis presents a study of the doubts and insecurities of the human condition, rather than an heroic bible fable.
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Author Biography - Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908), the descendent of African slaves, is considered one of the greatest Latin American authors of the last century. His novels include The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas, and Dom Casmurro. Dain Borges is a Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego and is author of The Family in Bahia. Carlos Felipe Moises is a Brazilian poet and literary critic. Elizabeth Lowe is the author of The City in Brazilian Literature. She lives in Gainesville, FL."
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