Machado de Assis
September 10, 2012 12:25 PM Subscribe
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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(1839-1908) is the greatest of Brazilian writers, an ironist, realist, and fabulist in the leauge of Chekhov, Flaubert, and Borges.
Here are Machado de Assis' complete works
in Portuguese. And here a few pieces in English translation:
-The first ten chapters
from his novel Dom Casmurro
, translated by Antonios Sarhanis.
of his Tristram Shandy
-esque The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas: Epitaph of a Small Winner
, translated by Gregory Rabassa.
from his novella The Alienist
, translated by Matt Rowe (with commentary
, translated by John Gledson.
-"The Attendant's Confession," "The Fortune-Teller,"
all translated by Isaac Goldberg and collected with stories by José de Medeiros e Albuquerque, Coelho Netto, and Emília Bandeira de Melo as Brazilian Tales