EARL E. FITZ LISPECTOR’S UM SOPRO DE VIDA with his creation, a . Quando acabardes este livro chorai por mim um aleluia. Quando fechardes as. Um Sopro de Vida. Clarice Lispector (via @andressamazzo) #grifeinumlivro # livros #literatura #claricelispector. Livro “Um sopro de vida”, de C. Lispector. by dsilva_ Um sopro de vida – Clarice Lispector. See more of Poetas de Sofá on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account? or.

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A book as much about writing as it is about the relationship between the charactersas a writer I loved the insight into Lispector’s process. And this book in particular covers even more of my personal tastes: View all 6 comments.

Um Sopro de Vida

Its rawness has a lispevtor energy to it, but it feels too uneven to be considered among the best of Lispector’s work. La mal desilusionada, la que cada noche prueba la dulzura de la muerte The family moved to Rio de Janeiro when she was in her teens. But only for those who can. Amaia rated llivro liked it Apr 29, It’s an ‘unfinished’ novel, edited without the input of the author. I will say that the first half feels stronger than most the second half, and it does seem to drag pispector little at points.

Born to a jewish family in podolia in western ukraine, she was brought to brazil as an infant, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land. So many beautiful passages resonated with me. My shadow is my opposite of the “correct,” my shadow is my error–and that shadow-error belongs to me, only I possess it inside me, I am the only person in the world whose lot it was to be me.

This book is not something to be read simply once. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Do you really need to be told clarcie this holy text is for you?


Lists with This Book. A Breath of Life is a collection of hundreds of fragments, structured and arranged by Olga Borelli after the death of Clarice Lispector, at 57, of ovarian cancer. The family moved to Rio de Janeiro when she was in her teens. The personalities of both the narrator and his creation Angela overlap in such a way that the book often feels like a constantly-shifting container inside which liquid whimsy is moving from one character to the other lislector back.

Published April 1st by Rocco Digital first published I was both moved and scared by the depth to which Lispector has gone, the shaky wilderness of existentialism toned for the writing soul.


But in a sense, I guess that’s the point; the novel doesn’t so much put a full stop on a life, a career, as disseminate it and open it up, in that magnificent finale, find Grace. The book is inherently weird, though often achingly beautiful.

Which is bullshit essentialism I guess, but it’s hard not to imagine the metaphor occurred to her in a book about death and creation. Kindle Editionpages. To avoid the error, I ventured nothing great. Perhaps this was not the best choice to delve into the oeuvre of Lispector.

Um Sopro de Vida by Clarice Lispector (3 star ratings)

I like this more than The Hour of the Star because the self-wracked stakes are so much higher. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a dialogue between Lispector as an author and Angela, the character of this work.

One white philosopher proclaimed God a Watchmaker, another a Super Turnip always implicated male for whatever reasongiving those atheists like me clafice choice between insanity and radiation when it comes to the Inquisition and co. Then read the last I am drawn to sopro de vida clarice lispector by worrying at it and unfailingly unravel it anew.


Para leer de a lispecyor. Trivia About A Breath of Life. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Long live the dead because we live in them. She was the youngest of three daughters of pinkhas lispector and mania krimgold lispector.

It is hard to explain my reaction to this book.

Trying to possess Angela is like trying desperately to grab hold of the reflection in the mirror of a rose. Given the circumstances surrounding this book and its publication, I’m wary of rating it 5 stars. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Books by Clarice Lispector. She grew up in northeastern Brazil, where her mother died when she was nine. This, however, does not keep Angela from deep considerations of the mortality that surrounds her. Lispector’s writing is rich, like rumbling into a pool of gold.

Every so often I am that reader, but sometimes, as is liro case here, the overwhelming burden of being makes it hard to commit yourself to wallowing in a book that licro in the overwhelming burden of being.

I wanted to write random phrases, phrases that would go beyond speaking back to me: My opinion changed line to line. She left Brazil infollowing her marriage to a Brazilian diplomat, and spent the next decade and a half in Europe and the United States.