A landmark of South American literature, The Devil to Pay in the Backlands exhibits characteristics of the Brazilian regionalist novel while "giving to the picturesque detailed notations of the environment a universal and philosophical weight in which the most common dramas of human kind are enacted" (Smith, p. 400). Unable to add item to List. Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you, Be the first to know about our latest books, upcoming events and special offers, Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220Fax: +44 (0)20 7225 7054. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Parts of this website are the copyright, respectively, of ABAA, Bibliopolis, LLC, and Biblio.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Cattle in the Backlands presents a comprehensive history of ranching in Mato Grosso.. Click Download for free books. You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Alfred A. Knopf, This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Brit.). The book is not only about history, though, quite the contrary it deals with the universal issues of love, loss, trust, freedom, good and evil. A critically-acclaimed Brazilian novel first published in 1956 in Portuguese; the author's only novel. This monograph draws on the explorations on previous research of Maia (1998) and Barbara and Gouveia (2004).
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First edition in English, first printing. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. His best-known work is the novel Grande Sertão: Veredas (translated as The Devil to Pay in the Backlands). Please try again. With the dust jacket. Originally published in Portuguese as Grande Sertão: Veredas in 1956, this is the book that "firmly established Guimarães Rosa's international reputation" (Ency.
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