Books by Clarice Lispector (9)


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Água Viva by Clarice Lispector EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Description:
Lispector at her most philosophically radical.

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Daydream and Drunkenness of a Young Lady by Clarice Lispector EN

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'The morning became a long, drawn-out afternoon that became depthless night dawning innocently through the house' Tales of desire and madness from this giant of Brazilian literature. Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; t... continue

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Family Ties by Clarice Lispector EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Tells the stories of a fearful adolescent, an angry old woman, a dog's burial, a possessive mother and her son, a businessman's dinner, and a French explorer in Africa

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La hora de la estrella by Clarice Lispector ES

Rating: 4 (7 votes)
Description:
Ésta es «la historia de una inocencia herida, de una miseria anónima», una breve e intensa visión del absurdo que supone una existencia anodina, una rutina vacía tanto de pensamientos como de afectos, como la de la insignificante y escuálida joven del Noreste permanentemente anonadada, una muchacha que «no sabía que ella era lo que era» y que por ello «no se sentía infeliz». En las páginas de La hora de la estrella aparece con toda su fuerza el personalísimo estilo de Clarice Lispector: su peculiar forma de transformar las palabras en imágenes vigorosas y puras se une aquí a una compleja estru... continue

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Near to the Wildheart by Clarice Lispector EN

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Clarice Lispector's sensational, prize-winning debut novel Near to the Wild Heart was published when she was twenty-three and earned her the name 'Hurricane Clarice'. She became renowned as Brazil's greatest twentieth-century writer. It tells the story of Joana, from her wild, creative childhood, as the 'little egg' who writes poems for her father, through her marriage to the faithless Otavio and on to her decision to make her own way in the world. As Joana, endlessly mutable, moves through different emotional states, different inner lives and different truths, this impressionistic, dreamlike ... continue
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The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Ukraine flag Ukraine
Description:
The Hour of the Star, Clarice Lispector's consummate final novel, may well be her masterpiece.

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The Hour of the Star (Second Edition) by Clarice Lispector EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Description:
Clarice Lispector died of cancer at the age of fifty-six on 9th December 1977. "The Hour of the Star" was published that same year and acclaimed by the critics as 'a regional allegory' of extraordinary awareness and insight. Lispector herself defined "The Hour of the Star" as a book 'made without words ... a mute photograph ... a silence ... a question'. The tale of Macabea can be read at different levels and lends itself to various interpretations. The book's subtle interplay of fiction and philosophy sums up Lispector's unique talent as a writer and her lasting influence on contemporary Braz... continue

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The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
A disoriented and confused young woman looks back on her life and her place in the world."