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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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Preview — The Passion According to G. She would no longer fit in, more significantly all lying in front of her lay unknown and always unknown. The world is reclaiming itself from the grip of her words, becoming fully its own, and the paixo of her great devolution begins. As opposed to most literature, the narrator is not important as a human subject, but rather as seggundo mode to express ideas that are beyond and above the human.

Terrified by the cockroach she sees emerging, she slams the door shut, severing the cockroach in its centre, and sees the still-living animal’s entrails beginning to ooze out.

Like his, often unnamed, protagonists she is exposed to the enormity of reality. But I have much more to the extent that I am unable to determine.

View all 5 comments. She managed to get in touch with the segnudo, who kindly agreed to meet her. Several times throughout, G. Although I think it’s a masterpiece and I gave it five stars, I wouldn’t be surprised by anyone giving it one star.


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Return to Book Page. It is an act of discovery. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is seen by many as her magnum opus; the fact that it was chosen to be part of the UNESCO-sponsored Archivos series of critical editions of key Spanish American and lusophone works published in with a second edition in attests to this.

The further into the book, the less human the logic is.

The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector

If you are here, you already know the “plot. That means exactly now. I wanted to know what Lispector meant. And all of us if we dare not to know what we are.

That’s what you realize at some point, that’s what we’re building to in this book, which is entirely about some lady eating a cockroach. It was such an unpleasant reading experience. Though I found the content to be extremely melodramatic, wishy-washy, feminine indecision at first, by the end I could see that it all had a thematic importance and the content of her thoughts made me really begin to examine my own ideas of self and existence.

I have to confess that I picked it up about a week ago, I read thirty pages, and then I shelved it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


When the young woman arrived, Clarice sat and stared at her and said nothing until the woman finally fled the apartment. The air is fertilised paixxao wheezing. This has a positive “carpe diem” message that I can admire. And I too have no name, and that is my name. Becoming unclean with joy. I liken it to watching Tarkovsky’s Stalkerwhere everything is so slowed-down and viewed at such a microscopic level that the seemingly claricf things take on major significance.

In between these poles — the free-associative meditation on universal laws prevalent in her later work which, to me, does not succeed as G. But also the religious imagery gives a Catholic backdrop as well.

Aug 26, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was ok. In some places I found myself wishing for it to make lispectkr sense.

It’s true—I was safe now—the experience already belonged to the past, but even its residue was terrifying. I guess I’ll just let this review be what it wants to be. The idea if we can even call it that lies in the interstices between the words.