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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If I didn’t have a life to live I could have sat down and devoured it in one sitting.
I guess I’ll just let this review be what it wants to be. Real living though can only be within a moment: From the outset, this book was well received by the critics, especially in Brazil, with several book-length studies and doctoral theses devoted to it.
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Instead, to her ;aixao, she finds a desert; “an entirely clean and vibrating room as in an insane asylum from which dangerous objects have been removed”. If you are here, you already know the “plot. I wavered between being moved and being exasperated.
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Seingalt “You semiotic asshole” is a wonderful insult, and surely a better string of any three words than is to be found in this novel. A genius at the introspection of truth. When the sgeundo woman arrived, Clarice sat and stared at her and said nothing eegundo the woman finally fled the apartment. Language is my human endeavor. Slowly, Lispector taught me to let go, to not consume and assimilate, but to receive without understanding or seeing.
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The world is reclaiming itself from the grip of her words, becoming fully its own, and the process lispectot her great devolution begins. Possibly she has hated GH.
It’s nature’s daily memorandum to those who’ve become too complacent, too forgetful, and too immortal. Stepping into another lispectot, the country from within another person’s mind she enters the room and finds drawings on a wall.
Absorbed by an epiphany, G. The first crisis that Segundk remember. Here, there are even chapters where Lispector makes liberal use of Pessoa’s favorite word: It feels a little like the accounts of medieval mystics who have been locked away in their cells for way too long with too little food and social contact. There are parallels to be drawn with Kafka’s The Metamorphosis – but I found Kafka far more palatable yes!
The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector
The unsayable can be given me only through the failure of my language. Apparently, Lispector never let go of my hand even after I finished the book, because she seems to have sparked a violent experience of my own mirroring the one in The Passion. I’ve shared this all-too-true reminiscence with you because The Passion According to G. Just a moment while we sign claricf in to your Goodreads account.
The questions would not stop and Lispector paces us through the initial denial and anger, then the rocking fear, slow acceptance wed to steps lispecyor retreat. Like she has fuzzy ideas she herself cannot grasp, uses a language she also does not herself understand to describe these ideas, and then hopes that by some strange process she and her readers will get the idea in these non-ideas. To enter the world, she has to lay off all that which separates her from the primitive.
And because I depersonalize myself to the point of not having my name, I reply whenever someone says: All I want out of life is the chance to someday deploy that in rl conversation! What if one day I never came back out of it? Her profound mystical and philosophical musings are triggered by the incident that happened the day before.
Lisector is one of those books I would need to re-read in order to fully appreciate its brilliance.
The first-person narration jousts with language, playfully but pzixao examining the ambiguous nature of words, with results ranging from the profound to the pretentious: How I went into what exists between the number one and the number two, how I saw the mysterious, fiery line, how it is a surreptitious line.
It’s that the essential impartiality of the universe has nothing to do with whether we’re having a good time at the party.