Clarice Lispector

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Overview

Clarice Lispector was one of the most important Brazilian writers in Portuguese of the 20th century, and her work continues to receive critical attention. This reference provides a detailed record of her life and career. The book begins with introductory material on the difficulties of documenting her work, and on her life as a writer. The chapters that follow provide annotated entries for works written by and about her. The first part of the book contains chapters on each of Lispector's major works. Each chapter begins with a brief critical essay, followed by lists of editions and translations, as well as criticism. Also included are chapters on other works by Lispector. The second part of the volume contains chapters on general works about Lispector's writing, such as biographical accounts, bibliographies and other reference works, and general criticism. Appendices provide translations of her Portuguese titles, and an index concludes the volume.

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A reference detailing the life and career of Lispector (1920-1977), one of the most important Brazilian writers in Portuguese of the 20th century. Following introductory material on the difficulties of documenting her work, and on her life as a writer, are chapters that provide annotated entries for works written by and about her. The first part of the volume contains chapters on each of Lispector's major works, as well as chapters on other of her works. The second part contains chapters on general works about Lispector's writing, such as biographical accounts, bibliographies and other reference works, and general criticism. Appendices provide translations of her Portuguese titles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

DIANE E. MARTING is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Key to the Numbering System, Special Symbols, Abbreviations, and Acronyms

Preface

Documenting Clarice: An Introduction

The Writer in Pen-and-Ink: A Bio-Critical Sketch

"Clarice" by Nelida Pinon

Works by Clarice Lispector

Aqua viva by Earl E. Fitz

Uma aprendizagem ou o livro dos prazeres by Diane E. Marting

A cidade sitiada by Elizabeth Lowe

A descoberta do mundo by Richard Mazzara

Felicidade clandestina by Pavla Lidmilova

A hora da estrela by Marta Peixoto

A imitacao da rosa by Diane E. Marting

Lacos de familia and Alguns contos by Diane E. Marting

A legiao estrangeira and Para nao esquecer by Maria Angelica Lopes

O lustre by Ronald Sousa

A maca no escuro by Nancy Gray Diaz

Onde estivestes de noite by K. David Jackson

A paixao segundo G.H. by Luiza Lobo

Perto do coracao selvagem by Ellen H. Douglass

Um sopro de vida: pulsacoes by Susan Canty Quinlan

A via crucis do corpo by Nelson Vieira

Lispector's Children's Literature by Roy Rosenstein

A bela e a fera by Diane E. Marting

Visao do esplendor by Diane E. Marting

Lispector's Translations into Portuguese/Adaptations of Others' Works

Other Major Anthologies in Portuguese

Lispector's Short Writings within Clarice Lispector: esboco para um possivel retrato by Olga Borelli

Published Letters to and from Clarice Lispector by Maria Jose Barbosa

Pieces by Lispector Uncollected in Books by Diane E. Marting

Interviews by Maria Jose Barbosa

Adaptations, Homages by Others, and Criticism Not Identified by a Specific Work

Homages and Adaptations of Lispector's Works by Others, Publications and Published Comments

Biographical Statements (Depoimentos)Biographical Criticism and Interviews with Others about Lispector and Her Work by Maria Jose Barbosa

Bibliographies

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Other Reference Works

General Criticism not Identified with a Specific Work

Appendices

Name Index

Contributor Acronyms

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