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Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector Kindle Edition
Everything about Lispector was unlikely: her great beauty, her early fame, her unique voice, her status as an icon to the Brazilians. In Moser, she has found a gifted young biographer, social historian, and prose stylist who is able to take her elusive measure. This book is enthralling.' -- Judith Thurman
Lispector is one of the summits of Latin American literature. Whether or not you know this delicate and powerful woman, this splendid biography deserves to be read. After finishing it, you will be in love with her' -- Guillermo Arriaga
Glamorous, cultured, moody, Lispector is an emblematic twentieth-century artist who belongs in the same pantheon as Kafka and Joyce. Benjamin Moser has recreated all the psychological and cultural context needed to understand this great writer, and brought to life her essentially tragic nature in all its complexity -- Edmund White --This text refers to the paperback edition.
About the Author
- ASIN : B00I31UFH6
- Publisher : Penguin (30 January 2014)
- Language : English
- File size : 12468 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 470 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #380,063 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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