Format: Print Length
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (November 30, 2000)
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Size: 5.7 MB
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Esau and Jacob is the final of Machado de Assis's 4 nice novels. At one point it's the tale of dual brothers in love with an identical girl and her lack of ability to select from them. At one other point, it's the tale of Brazil itself, stuck among the conventional and the trendy, and among the monarchical and republican beliefs. rather than a heroic biblical fantasy, Machado de Assis offers us a narrative of the petty squabbles, conflicting objectives, doubts, and insecurities which are a part of the human .