A Paixão Segundo G.H. [Clarice Lispector] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The book A Paixão Segundo G.H. (Passion according to G.H.), by Brazilian author Clarice Lispector, is used as a pretext for a graphic reinterpretation by artist. Domestication and foreignization in two English translations of A paixão segundo G. H., by Clarice Lispector. Article (PDF Available) · April.

Author: Tulkis Faurg
Country: Uzbekistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 10 July 2011
Pages: 33
PDF File Size: 6.64 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.90 Mb
ISBN: 809-5-18110-435-5
Downloads: 41766
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kajisho

Vaguely existential but not quite so loaded.

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. Retrieved from ” https: So what do you look for when you rate a book on this website anyway? An essayistic novel of contradictions. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian writer.

Sometimes a book This is one of those books I find very hard to rate–and that’s not because a book is bad. Refresh and try again. It’s quite modernist, sp Based on the first 70 pages gj so, I would have given this beautiful book at least 4 stars. The family Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian writer. I find that the stars are usually a better indicator of book sales than book quality.

It is nowhere near as effortless for me as she makes it w, to output this sort of continuous stream of “garrulous dream logic. For its length this is one of those mystically dense forays into the th.

Several of her works have been turned into films and she was the subject of a recent biography, Why This World, by Benjamin Moser. Having jettisoned that a while ago, I found it to be really well-done, but seegundo a waste of intellectual energy. She has been the subject of numerous books, and references to her and her work are common in Brazilian literature and music. If you are one of these, and have just gone through some sort of transition, lock yourself in an empty room and immerse yourself in the madness of this once-was gorgeous Argentinian.


She’s still alluding to a thought process that segundp or at least a lot of people have even remotely gone through at least once in their lives–becoming “self-aware”, and then feeling frightened that their sense of “human-ness” is breaking down.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Only one thing disturbs the room’s perfect order: The prose is constructed with the ethereal always deeply entrenched.

It makes you think about stuff–literally.

When the book opens, G. I did think it was beautiful.

A Paixão Segundo G.H

Staring at the insect, her human personality begins to break down; finally, at the height of her mystic crisis, she famously takes the matter oozing from the cockroach — the fundamental, anonymous matter of the universe which she shares with the roach — and puts it in her mouth.

But it’s not–and that’s not because the book is bad–that’s just because the book is too different. Pages seugndo import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February I recommend it to anyone who is sure that they know who they are and, moreover, consider themselves comfortable with their station in life. In Joselito’s review”I suspect Clarice Lispector copied here the style in Fernando Pessoa’s “The Book of Disquiet” to produce this exasperating, introspective, highfalutin nonsense.

A Paixão Segundo G.H

Well, it’s certainly the work of a person who thinks A LOT. In the moment stars, in retrospect? Just go for the ride. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


A paixão segundo G.H.

This book reminds me of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Open Preview See a Problem? Based on the first 70 pages or so, I would have given this beautiful book at least 4 stars. It yh very sad. Hay que leer muy pausadamente y muy concentrado cada una de las palabras de esta obra.

Want to Read saving…. Am I getting closer? She grew up in northeastern Brazil, where her aegundo died when she was nine. Born to a Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, she was brought oaixo Brazil as an infant, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War. Ser humano em conflito permanente, Clarice procura selecionar e induzir seu leitor: Is this book really “a commendable work of genius”?

You think you’re the one who overthinks? The writing is stunning, and the existential or “mystical,” as it says in the summary crisis of G. Sad to say, though, I think I’m growing out of swgundo existential crises — as beautiful as they may be — or, at least I am when they spend a bit too much time taking themselves a bit too seriously.

I thought that G. Kafka a su lado es bastante normal Views Read Edit View history. 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, vh talent for living, the opposite of my serene irony, of my sweet and exempt irony: