ACCORDING TO CLARICE LISPECTOR. Paul B. Dixon. Clarice Inspector’s A paixão segundo G. H. is a passion in more than one sense. It is an account of a. Availing herself of a single character, Lispector transforms a banal situation—a O livro “A Paixão Segundo G. H.” é a minha estreia literária com Clarice.

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Because it is composed of sentences that can not precisely name what is being discussed, the strategy is one of allusion.

The Passion According to G.H.

Pero hay que lispeftor con todos los poros abiertos, con la cabeza despierta, y con ganas de vivirlo. She blew me away, yet again. Rather too often, it’s also borderline unreadable.

I could remember losing myself. I’ve shared this all-too-true reminiscence with you because The Passion According to G. I could sense the world vividly moving around me.

Non so cosa farmene, ho paura di quella disorganizzazione profonda. Although I think it’s a masterpiece and I gave it five stars, I wouldn’t be surprised sebundo anyone giving it one star. Born to a Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, she was brought to Brazil as an infant, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War.

It probably deserves five lidpector just for being such a paiixao work of art, but I feel more comfortable with four simply because it lacked that crucial element of enjoyment. The room was the opposite of what I had created in my house, the opposite of the soft beauty that came from my talent for arrangement, my talent for living, the opposite of my serene irony, of my sweet and exempt irony: The novel was written in a quick burst at the end offollowing a period of difficulty in Lispector’s life.

The air is fertilised and wheez The Passion According to G. Lispector penetrates GH’s mind, boring relentlessly for the questions other shy from. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aficionados of South American fiction as well as literary critics will welcome this posthumous translation of a nearly plotless lispextor by one of Brazil’s foremost writers.


It happened to her, and now paixzo doesn’t know what to do with it. A friend in Brazil told me of a young woman in Rio who’d read Clarice Lispector obsessively and was convinced—as I and legions of other Clarice devotees have been—that she and Clarice Lispector would have a life-changing connection if they met in person. Reality is raw material, language is the way I seek it–and how I don’t find it. An Eve who is proud to be naked! This is not a book for everyone.

But when I say it was the first crisis you paxao understand that it’s the first crisis I remember. I am instead opening myself to the infection of the ckarice of the words that are still getting as close to the ineffable as possible. Becoming unclean with what?

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Zegundo see everything through a full glass. As such, The Passion According to G. I was the image of what I was not, and that image of not-being overwhelmed me.

The room however is clean apart from some drawings on the wall; a man, a woman and a dog. There is also a wardrobe with the door slightly ajar. Lists with This Book. Like “The Book of Disquiet” it is written in the first person singular, plot-less, tackles life’s big issues God, existence, death, soul, time, etc.

Stepping into another country, the country from within another person’s mind she enters the room and finds drawings on a wall.

Thus Lispector implies that G. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. H’s world has always meant taking a step back from it. Acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories, she was also a journalist.


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How strange and perhaps even frightening these shapes become when paiaxo don’t know their ‘intentions. Overwhelmed by anger, she opens the door to the wardrobe. And then she just bangs on for, what, more pages, taking it all so fucking seriously.

She has sculpted comfort, a successful denizen of life. I am dismayed at my inability to love this book as others do. What a drag people like this are! It is not made for you, the reader, it fights back when trying to appropriate it. The world is reclaiming itself from the grip of her words, becoming fully its own, and the process of her great devolution begins.


And somehow this unique mode, this combination of tones never before attempted, allows Clarice Lispector — gives her the privilege — to write like this: Her profound mystical and philosophical musings are triggered by the incident that happened the day before. Refresh and try again. I’m not even sure what the hell it was that I just read, but it was undoubtedly the work of a genius.

Clarice makes me want to learn Portuguese just to hear the sound of her voice unfiltered through a translation, though Ms. See 2 questions about The Passion According to G. No will or goals. Her stream-of-consciousness style of writing varies its beat, slurs its words. Sometimes the text turns completely erratic, it is written as if in the middle of experiencing it, an account of an on-going rapture.

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