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  • 14/04/2021

Meaning is a Breath: Images in Clarice Lispector

by Lilian Hack
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  • 04/12/2019

Conversion through hatred

by Bruno Cosentino

Caetano Veloso says that when he showed the acoustic version of his song “Odeio” (I hate), which would be included on the Cê album, to his friend and composer Jorge Mautner, the latter cried and told him that it was the most beautiful love song that he had ever heard.

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  • 24/09/2019

The thirst for the other

by Bruno Cosentino

Every year, in the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church, Carnival is followed by Lent, a period in which the faithful withdraw from mundane life to dedicate themselves to sacrifices, charity, and prayer.

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  • 23/07/2019

“Love Smells Like Death”

by Bruno Cosentino

Clarice Lispector wrote about sex only once. It was in the book A via crúcis do corpo (The Via Crucis of the Body).

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  • 13/05/2019

“Women Are Wild”

by Bruno Cosentino

For the journalist Laura Freitas, Clarice’s female characters hide the germ of nonconformity – “the women are wild,” she affirms.

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  • 05/02/2019

In love with love

by Bruno Cosentino

In the interviews done by Clarice there is a sort of unsuitableness for the job with respect to journalistic technique. With Vinicius de Moraes, her first approach sounds like a provocation: “Vinicius, have you really ever loved anyone in life?”

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  • 26/11/2018

Shadows of words

by Alexandre Nodari

It has become commonplace to say that Clarice Lispector’s writing seeks to overcome the limits of language which the author names “it,” “nucleus,” “thing,” “unsayable,” “silence.”

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  • 24/10/2018

Cazuza to the sound of Lispector

by Rafael Juliao

“I wanted to announce the following: the person I love most in life is named Clarice Lispector.” This affirmation was made by Cazuza.

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  • 21/12/2017

“Becoming”: Notes on Clarice Lispector’s “secret life”

by Alexandre Nodari

In this year in which we commemorate The Hour of the Star, the entry of Clarice Lispector and her alter ego (one of many), Macabéa, into her “própria profundeza

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  • 30/10/2017

Clarice and Lucrécia in Bern

by Marco Antonio Notaroberto

The following text began with research on the correspondence between Clarice Lispector and her sisters Tania Kauffman and Elisa Lispector, under the care of the IMS.