Cuentos de madurez / J. M. MACHADO OF ASSIS
Valencia: Pre-Textos, 2011.- ISBN 978-84-92913-90-9
Complete anthology of the tales by Brazilian writer Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908), translated, annotated and with a foreword together with Brazilian translator Bethania Guerra de Lemos; published by Pre-Textos in 2011. This volume collects thirty of the best maturity period stories by Machado de Assis, chief exponent of Brazilian XIX century letters, as well as one of the most imaginative, elegant and ironic writers of Latin America. Big innovator in the field of tale, with pieces like Uma visita de Alcibíades, A causa secreta, Missa do Galo, A cartomante or Um homem célebre, his contribution is considered decisive to understand the explosion of this genre in the whole continent during the XX century.
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