The book A Paixão Segundo G.H. (Passion according to G.H.), by Brazilian author Clarice Lispector, is used as a pretext for a graphic reinterpretation by artist. A paixao segundo G.H: Romance (Portuguese Edition): Clarice Lispector: Books – The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector’s mystical novel of , concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her mai.

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Vivir no es visible. Open Preview See a Problem? That’s it–that’s all I can say for now. The novel was written in a quick burst at the end offollowing a period of difficulty in Lispector’s life. I wavered between being moved and being exasperated. She grew up in northeastern Brazil, where her mother died when she was nine. Rather than seeing the dynamics in a Romantic or avant-garde position, Sousa poses that Lispector does not seek to remake language but rather seeks to work within it.

A paixão segundo G.H.

Injured in an accident inshe spent the last decade of her life in frequent pain, steadily writing and publishing novels and stories until her xegundo death in I find that the stars are usually a better indicator of book sales than book quality. Kafka a su lado es bastante normal For its length this is one of those mystically dense forays into the subconscious. Is it first person or omnipresent? Let’s say I gave this book 5 stars.

Long periods of stream-of-consciousness philosophical musing are interspersed with brief moments of snapping back to Clarice Lispector’s The Passion According to G. If approached from paizao existentialist mindset this seugndo of thing may awaken the passions of the authentic self struggling against substance.


Just go for the ride. Retrieved from ” https: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Laixao makes you think about stuff–literally. Overall, this book has 3 stars not because “I liked it”.

If you are one of these, and have just gone through some sort of transition, lock yourself in an empty room and immerse yourself in the madness of this once-was gorgeous Argentinian. This is one of those books I find very hard to rate–and that’s not because a book is bad.

That something is not precisely describable, and that indescribable-ness is precisely part of what that is. Why am I perceiving the world like this?

I am so afraid! Bobby Fields first person: This book reminds me of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Terrified by the cockroach she sees emerging, she slams the door shut, severing the cockroach in its centre, and sees the still-living segundi entrails beginning to ooze out.

A Paixão Segundo G.H

I recommend it to anyone who is sure segunod they know who they are and, moreover, consider themselves comfortable with their station in life. The writing is stunning, and the existential or “mystical,” as it says in the summary crisis of G. Only one thing disturbs the room’s paiixao order: Additionally, the narrator is only referred to as ‘I’, and remains undefined even towards the end of the book.


Don’t expect it to make sense. Imagine how strange, alien, savage and disturbing everything would feel if you were like Neo waking up in real life, outside of the matrix. Cover for the first Brazilian edition of the novel, Editora do Autor, Passion according to G.

I think, in a text, the words that are not stating facts about concrete events are more important for making those events register emotionally for the reader.

In Joselito’s review”I suspect Clarice Lispector copied here the style in Fernando Pessoa’s “The Book of Disquiet” to produce this exasperating, introspective, highfalutin nonsense. In the maid’s room, Pakxao. I state this as a matter-of-fact, showing that I really segubdo not “get it.

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I would sacrifice my body to my own muteness, becoming worse and worse than myself, less and less than being, a mother-spirit relieving the immediate, the present, to her children. Overwhelmed by anger, she opens the door to the wardrobe. It’s a liquid boiling with religious ecstasy so the “vapor of logic and causality” have gone out of it. Almost equal parts wisdom and nonsense. Throughout the novel, “G.

Did you like it because you just had a good time–that it was entertaining? Apr 12, Saba R.