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Author Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Title Mão e a luva. English
The hand & the glove / Machado de Assis ; translated by Albert I. Bagby, Jr. ; with a foreword by Helen Caldwell.
Imprint Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
©1970

Author Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Series Studies in Romance Languages
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.)
Subject Brazil -- Fiction.
Alt Name Bagby, Albert I. Jr.
Add Title Hand and the glove
Author Machado de Assis, 1839-1908.
Series Studies in Romance Languages
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.)
Subject Brazil -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Fiction.
Fiction.
Alt Name Bagby, Albert I. Jr.
Add Title Hand and the glove
Description 1 online resource (144 pages).
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Introduction; Bibliography; Foreword of 1874; Foreword of 1907; 1. The End of the Letter; 2. A Robe; 3. Next to the Fence; 4. Later Anguis; 5. Childhood; 6. The Postscript; 7. A Rival; 8. The Blow; 9. Conspiracy; 10. The Revelation; 11. Luis Alves; 12. The Trip; 13. Explanations; 14. Ex' Abrupto; 15. The Trouble with Go'Betweens; 16. The Confession; 17. The Letter; 18. The Choice; Conclusion.
Summary The later novels of Machado de Assis -- notably Dom Casmurro and Esau and Jacob -- are well known in this country, but the earlier novels have never been translated. Here, in The Hand and the Glove (the Brazilian master's second novel), rendered in English for the first time by Albert I. Bagby, Jr., readers will find a younger, gentler Assis, writing a romantic comedy that is yet permeated with the lively wit characteristic of his later works. The story is a simple one-of love lost and love found. Of love lost by Estêvão, amiable but vacillating, who is bemused by his own romantic posturing,
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813161907 (electronic bk.)
0813161908 (electronic bk.)
0813150914
9780813150918
OCLC # 900345108
Additional Format Print version: Assis, Machado de. Hand and the Glove. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015 9780813150918