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The Passion According to G.H. - Clarice Lispector, Idra Novey, Benjamin Moser
The Passion According to G.H.
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Lispector’s most shocking novel.The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector’s mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid’s room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door —crushing the cockroach —and then... show more
Lispector’s most shocking novel.The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector’s mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid’s room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door —crushing the cockroach —and then watches it die. At the end of the novel, at the height of a spiritual crisis, comes the most famous and most genuinely shocking scene in Brazilian literature…Lispector wrote that of all her works this novel was the one that “best corresponded to her demands as a writer.”
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780811219686 (0811219682)
ASIN: 811219682
Publisher: New Directions
Pages no: 193
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Passion According to G.H.
The whooshing sound was many passages in this book soaring over my head. Still, this is key to Lispector's own sort of mysticism and her prose is as ecstatic as it can be paradoxical and philosophical.
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Note of laughable interest: My article I had linked here to hubpages was flagged for violations regarding mature adult content. That is ridiculous so I am republishing the review here again, I will also be looking for a new home for all my reviews and articles if you know of anybody needing a somewh...
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