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By Earl E. Fitz

Driven by way of an unfulfilled wish for the inconceivable, eventually indefinable different, the protagonists of the novels and tales of acclaimed Brazilian author Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize a number of the concerns relevant to poststructuralist inspiration, from the character of language, fact, and desiring to the risky relationships among language, being, and fact. during this publication, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in flip, poststructuralism deals very important and revealing insights into all facets of Lispector's writing, together with her sort, feel of constitution, characters, subject matters, and socio-political conscience.

Fitz attracts on Lispector's whole oeuvre—novels, tales, crônicas, and kid's literature—to argue that her writing continually displays the fundamental tenets of poststructuralist conception. 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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