Jacob e Dulce

Jacob e Dulce

The novel is seen as a satire on Costa’s home town of Margão, and the Catholic bourgeoisie that lived there, narrated through the experiences of the eponymous couple.

About the Book

The novel is seen as a satire on Costa’s home town of Margão, and the Catholic bourgeoisie that lived there, narrated through the experiences of the eponymous couple.

Details
Author:
Genre: Fiction
Tag: Goan Literature
Publisher: Under The Peepal Tree
Publication Year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Length: 227 pages
ISBN: 9789386301673
List Price: Rs. 199/-
About the Author
Francisco João da Costa

Francisco João da Costa (1859-1900), more widely known by his nom de
plume, Gip, was a reputed figure in Goan journalism of the nineteenth
century. A student of law, he gradually became known as a journalist and
short-story writer.

In 1882, Gip began writing for O Ultramar, a newspaper his uncle,
Bernardo Francisco da Costa, had founded. In this newspaper, he
famously serialized the Portuguese novel, Jacob e Dulce (Jacob and
Dulce), published here in a facsimile edition.