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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It was an interesting journey and it made me think in the same way I had to when I first encountered existentialism. Books by Clarice Lispector. And filled with dread at how it would end. Jesus fuc This lady is gonna eat this dead cockroach and there’s nothing you can do about it. I prefer a bit of, you ggh, plot and characterization, but Lispector’s prose is so mesmerizing that it almost doesn’t matter what she is writing; you just want to keep reading.
She would no longer fit in, more significantly all lying in front seguno her lay unknown and always unknown. Maybe nonsense is good? The air is fertilised and wheez The Passion According to G.
H’s world has always meant taking a step back from it. Idra Novey offers this anecdote which, along with the novel itself, tells us more than any biography ever could: In a way, we’re encountering that same alien space that G.
I am still conflicted about it, which perhaps is why I find it interesting. There are parts written powerfully with insight. Reality is raw material, language is the way I seek it–and how I don’t find it. I will not tell you what triggered this feeling of rebirth because it is too much of a spoiler already. I am dismayed at my inability to love this book as others do. I had a very difficult time reading this book.
The work takes the form of a monologue by a woman, identified only as G. Claiming many friends she has reflected herself back to herself through their eyes.
All this makes the flow of the prose seem to undulate back and forth, sometimes flowing, sometimes stilted, but at some point you begin to understand that she seems to be ignoring rules in favor of lyricism, mood and tone. Except it is in a modern setting and is more immediate. Time trembles as a motionless balloon. So I opened my eyes clqrice at once, and saw the full endless vastness of clarixe room, that room that was vibrating in silence, laboratory of hell. Want to Read saving….
Retrieved from ” https: The further into the book, the less human the logic is. The worst part is that at no point during this lengthy process is she going to stop babbling about her fucking soul.
Think about the world as nameless matter. If you are here, you already know the “plot.
My mother was on the sofa, and my sister was on the chair. Uma vida que se conta.
The more bewildering part though is that every time you read the same phrase or sentence, you will get a different meaning. The air is fertilised and wheezing. Fearless shoveling amongst tumult.
If you’re one of those Dragnet types who wants ‘just the facts, ma’am,’ you’d better scram right about now because I have absolutely no idea where this thing is going. So she gives it to us, the readers, to see if we can make sense of it. View all 7 comments.
In other words, it was the dying hour. Staring at the cockroach she sees, especially with its white innards hanging out, it is exactly what it is. I see everything through a full glass.