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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Do I even need to tell you that this is not a book for everyone?

The Passion According to G.H.

Aug 26, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was ok. Most of the it is comprised of the frantic, iterative reflections of G. It’s been creeping up on me slowly, sometimes in sudden flashes, sometimes in long sessions of crying and laughing interchangeably. How to review this! The book pixao a confusing inner monologue written after the cockroach was crushed.

Poesia y Poetica : Clarice Lispector :

It was not long after the naming of the remembering of the experience that I realized that I would probably always be nuts. I had a very difficult time reading this book.

She smashes it in the lispetcor of the wardrobe. The further into the book, the less human the logic is.

Think about the world as nameless matter. View all 40 comments. The only difference is that it is a pigeon for Suskind while it is now a cockroach for Lispector. What a drag people like this are!


Cruza por todos los sentimientos de la vida y encuentra la esencia de todo, la Fuente de la Vida. View all 5 comments. This might be a problem with the translation, but the introduction suggests that the novel is one of those “redrafting and fixing sentences would just get in the way of the authentic emotion” deals, which are close to my least favorite deals.

For how will I be able to speak without the word lying for me? There were sections that moved me to tears. There is also a wardr How to review this! She attempts to kill it by closing the door of an armoire on it, but this succeeds only in injuring it and prolonging its death.

Uma vida que se conta. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s that the essential impartiality of the universe has nothing to do with whether we’re having a good time at the party. Would that be life? Solo hay que saber verla. Plenty of immanence and so I think the spirituality here is probably secular. This is a very thought-provoking book.

Clarice Lispector gives you the first person account of this fictional woman as she goes through an intense unraveling of self. It’s not that we don’t understand, you semiotic asshole. From the outset, this book was well received by the critics, especially in Pispector, with several book-length studies and doctoral theses devoted to it.


Then, the courage to allow that self to unroll. What was I afraid of? But it is from seeking and not finding that what I have not known is born, and I instantly recognize it.

As it was, I read it in one day broken up into several sittings. Possibly she has hated GH.

The Passion According to G.H. – Wikipedia

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 she has fuzzy ideas she herself cannot grasp, uses a language she also does not herself understand to describe these ideas, and then hopes that by some strange process she and her readers will get the idea in these non-ideas. The car itself is only a shape surrounding you, without significance.

Pero hay que entrarle con todos los poros abiertos, con la cabeza despierta, y con ganas de vivirlo. We could never tell ‘the others’—they wouldn’t understand.

What the startling unique prose evokes.