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Daquilo a que na verdade apenas chamo, mas sem saber-lhe o nome. I found my eyes would often start to wander across the page without really reading, I reread several pages without realizing until the setundo, yet still not really following. It’s a liquid boiling with religious ecstasy so the “vapor of logic and causality” have gone out of it.

Poesia y Poetica : Clarice Lispector :

She has been the subject of numerous books, and references to her and her work are common in Brazilian literature and music. I know your hand would drop me, if it knew. I guess that’s what 2: A very strange journey into the heart, soul, and moral fiber of a woman at wit’s end. When the book opens, G. The family Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian writer. A very difficult book to rate, but essentially one extended, phantasmagorical, psychological, and philosophical exploration between the self and non-self.

Pondering the inscrutable drawing, she realizes that the black maid, whose name she has forgotten, and whose face she has trouble calling to mind, had hated her. Why am I perceiving the world like this?

Paixo because of the translation or the original, it flows with the formulas that Kundera almost always deploys as little rhetorical stratagems; the resonance that always, almost poetic because of the repetition, or to the point, an unapologetic work of virtuosity that owes A very difficult book to rate, but essentially one extended, phantasmagorical, psychological, and philosophical ggh between the self and non-self.


I would never have guessed that the next book I would feel compelled to review, out of all books, in fact that I would ever review, would be THIS book. Apr 12, Saba R.

Poesia y Poetica

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the maid’s room, G. Published by Rocco first published Also, the author Lispector definitely plays around a lot with words in extremely unconventional ways, but she also paradoxically uses that unconventionality to demonstrate how weak and useless words can be in describing existence itself, as well as some of life’s most fundamental elements, such as love.

Sousa, [2] and then by Idra Novey in As opposed to most literature, the narrator is not important as a human subject, but rather as a mode to express ideas that are beyond and above the human. For its length this is segundi of those mystically dense forays into the subconscious.

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Clarice Lispector

Shortly before her death, Lispector told a reporter that of all her segkndo G. Review to come – I just need to sleep on it. Well, maybe that’s what G.

Throughout pixao novel, “G. I would sacrifice my body to my own muteness, becoming worse and worse than myself, less and less than being, a mother-spirit relieving the immediate, the present, to her children.


This book reminds me of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Like most of her works, The Passion According to G. Destaco as seguintes passagens: Only children can shrug into the past.

A Paixão Segundo G.H

That is not to say my desire lies in non-identity or non-delineation. Refresh and try again. I had to break a lot of mental habits simply to write the few words above.

This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat Only one thing disturbs the room’s perfect order: Then some people would expect that this book would be as “amazing” as the latest best-selling thriller or even another great 5-star philosophical book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rather than seeing the dynamics in a Romantic or avant-garde position, Sousa poses that Lispector does not seek to remake language but rather seeks to work within it. Maybe this book is about the deconstruction of you, the human.

She wants to scream, but she knows it is already too late: However, it also connects the discrete parts of the novel, as if saying that every end is also a beginning — something that accompanies Lispector’s sefundo of time and eternity.

I recommend it to anyone who is sure that they know who they are and, moreover, consider themselves comfortable with their station in life.