Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Différance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Différance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Earl E. Fitz


Publish yr note: First released in 2001
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Driven by way of an unfulfilled wish for the impossible, eventually indefinable different, the protagonists of the novels and tales of acclaimed Brazilian author Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize a few of the matters critical to poststructuralist inspiration, from the character of language, fact, and aspiring to the risky relationships among language, being, and truth. during this booklet, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in flip, poststructuralism deals vital and revealing insights into all facets of Lispector's writing, together with her sort, feel of constitution, characters, issues, and socio-political conscience.

Fitz attracts on Lispector's complete oeuvre--novels, tales, cronicas, and children's literature--to argue that her writing constantly displays the fundamental tenets of poststructuralist concept. He indicates how Lispector's characters fight over and humanize poststructuralist dilemmas and the way their crucial feel of being is deeply depending on a transferring, and customarily transgressive, experience of wish and sexuality.

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