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Author: Gonzalo Aguilar

And I am in the world as free and slender as a deer on the plain. Clarice Lispector , Near to the Wild Heart There cannot be a world literature, nor a “republic of letters” without a notion of foreignness. 1 By foreignness, I am referring neither to a writer’s immigration

In: Journal of World Literature
Author: Oriane Petteni

En 1978, Hélène Cixous rencontre les textes de Clarice Lispector, alors qu’elle « erre depuis dix ans sans rencontrer de réponse 1 », en proie à la culpabilité de déployer un mode d’écriture « non-moderne » ( HCL 11) comme réglé sur la temporalité et le rythme de l’inconscient. Ce mode d

In: Écriture des origines, origines de l’écriture. Hélène Cixous
Étude de la pomme dans le noir de Clarice Lispector
La pomme dans le noir raconte l'histoire d'un homme auquel fut donné «le premier dimanche d'un homme». Cependant, le dernier dimanche de cette genèse n'est pas sans femme://; ce mot ne désigne pas exclusivement, ainsi que nous le montrerons tout au long de notre étude, une différence d'ordre physiologique, mais une façon de connaître et d'entrer en rapport avec le monde dénuée de tout savoir codé et soutenue par le corps. Clarice Lispector écrit une genèse du sentir [...] dans Crime et châtiment, l'action se concrétise et le lecteur sera témoin de l'assassinat de la vieille femme par Raskolnikov; le châtiment deviendra alors le moteur de l'écriture dans toutes les variations et nuances de Dostoïevski. Tandis que, dans La pomme dans le noir, nous n'assisterons pas au crime, et son contenu ne sera pas dévoilé avant que ne soit accomplie une genèse au féminin. Ce qui, au-delà de l'espace textuel, pose d'ailleurs la question du crime et de la tentative d'assassinat de la femme. Tout crime supposerait-il obscurément l'assassinat de la femme en nous? Cependant, que veut dire femme? que dit-on quand on dit femme? dit-on toujours ce que l'on veut dire par là? – Préface par Hélène Cixous, Point de vue de Zéro
In: Braut Christi
Author: Hugh Pyper

Ladder of Writing , entitled ‘The School of Roots’. The biblical passage in question lists the unclean birds, eagle and stork for example, those not to be eaten, those not to be bit- ten into. Cixous’ discussion here is indebted to her heroine, the Brazilian/Ukrainian novelist Clarice Lispector, and her

In: Biblical Interpretation
Author: Joseph Ballan

, these series of ambiguities are often covered over by Levinas’s ethical project as soon as they appear. With the aid of two deeply philo- sophical writers in whose work we fi nd literary analogues of the ambiguities thematized in Levinas—the poet Paul Celan and the novelist Clarice Lispector—this paper

In: Religion and the Arts
Author: Olenka Burgess

Enthusiastic readers within and outside the publishing industry have lamented the paucity of international literature translated into English. Despite the widely held belief that translated literature does not sell, small presses and literary organizations have emerged over the past decade to take the lead in advocating for more translated literature and more recognition for translators.

Drawing on media coverage and industry panels over the past five years as well as the recent success of translated titles by Clarice Lispector, Valeria Luiselli, and Elena Ferrante, this paper investigates the emerging visibility of translators and identifies opportunities to harness and elevate that visibility in developing a readership for translated literature.

In: Logos
Volume Editors: Stefan Herbrechter and Elisabeth Friis
Narrating Life explores the relationship between literature, science and the arts and the way in which they are informed by the process of narrating life. More specifically, it asks: how do literature, science and the arts affect and are affected by the emergence of a critical culture of biopolitics and its rhetorical figurations? Its topicality for literary and cultural studies lies therefore in its exploration of the question: to what extent could narratives of life (or life-writing) be understood as a special practice through which to access the contemporary discussion about biopolitics with its strategies of immunity, mutation, and contagion. The individual contributions address these questions through focusing on new forms of life writing in traditional and new media, science writing and artistic and critical creative practice. In doing so, they also explore and redraw the boundaries between fictional and factual experimental practices.

Contributors: Amelie Björck, Elisabeth Friis, Holly Henry, Stefan Herbrechter, Tom Idema, Moritz Ingwersen, Cristina Iuli, Tanja Nusser, Angela Rawlings, Manuela Rossini, Dorion Sagan, Laura Shackelford, Amalie Smith, Marianne Sommer, Steve Tomasula, David Wagner , Jeff Wallace, Dominik Zechner.
The first essays in this volume locate Latin America within the postmodernism debate by addressing both its position in the theory of the postmodern and the peripheral existence of the continent in light of the globalizing practices of the contemporary world. The next essays focus on the Caribbean and elements of the formation of identity and culture in a group of societies belonging to the same geographic region but confronted with the idiosyncrasies of their colonial histories, the problematics of race and language, and their relation to the politics and cultures of metropolitan powers. There are three essays concerned with re-readings of the first encounters between Europe and America and discussions of more recent fictional representations of the past which attempt to recover the lost Amerindian Other of the Conquest and Colonization and to reveal the constructedness of History. Finally, preceded by two texts on ways of reading and writing in Latin America, the final four essays are concerned with challenges to the discourses of power by Latin American women who re-define the subject and counter the established hegemonies of religion, culture, and social structure both in their writing and political actions. As a collection of essays, this volume will appeal to readers who are interested in Post-modernism as a global phenomenon and in understanding the different forms it takes and the issues it addresses in different cultural environments.