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Contos (Portuguese Edition) - Eça de Queirós
Contos (Portuguese Edition)
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In his Contos (short stories), Eça de Queirós wrote to escape the rigid self-imposed rules of his realism, giving the reader a much broader range of stories than are found in his novels. Instead of writing about contemporary people and issues, in these stories Eça also explores myth, religion and... show more
In his Contos (short stories), Eça de Queirós wrote to escape the rigid self-imposed rules of his realism, giving the reader a much broader range of stories than are found in his novels. Instead of writing about contemporary people and issues, in these stories Eça also explores myth, religion and morality; from explorations of how Adam and Eve ‘evolved’ in a parody of human evolution, to a nursemaid’s sacrifice of her infant son to save the infant prince in her charge, to the effect that the discovery of treasure has on three brothers.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780850515299 (0850515297)
ASIN: 0850515297
Publisher: Luso-Brazilian Books
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
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