Esau and Jacob : a novel / by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis ; translated from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Lowe ; edited with a foreword by Dain Borges ; and an afterword by Carlos Felipe Moisés.

Esau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman and her inability to choose between them. At another level, it is the story of Brazil itself, caught between the traditional and the modern, and between...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Other Authors: Lowe, Elizabeth, 1947-, Borges, Dain Edward.
Format: Book
Published: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series:Library of Latin America.
Online Access:CONNECT