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Author Lispector, Clarice, author.

Title The complete stories / Clarice Lispector ; translated from the Portuguese by Katrina Dodson ; introduction by Benjamin Moser ; edited by Benjamin Moser.

Publication Info. New York : New Directions, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC LISPECTOR,C    Available
Description xxiii, 645 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Glamour and grammar / by Benjamin Moser -- First stories: The triumph ; Obsession ; The fever dream ; Jimmy and I ; Interrupted story ; The escape ; Excerpt ; Letters to Hermengardo ; Gertrudes asks for advice ; Another couple of drunks -- Family ties: Daydream and drunkenness of a young lady ; Love ; A chicken ; The imitation of the rose ; Happy birthday ; The smallest woman in the world ; The dinner ; Preciousness ; Family ties ; Beginnings of a fortune ; Mystery in São Cristóvão ; The crime of the mathematics teacher ; The buffalo -- The foreign legion: The disasters of Sofia ; The sharing of loaves ; The message ; Monkeys ; The egg and the chicken ; Temptation ; Journey to Petrópolis ; The solution ; Evolution of a myopia ; The fifth story ; A sincere friendship ; The obedient ones ; The foreign legion -- Back of the drawer: The burned sinner and the harmonious angels ; Profile of chosen beings ; Inaugural address ; Mineirinho -- Covert joy: Covert joy ; Remnants of carnival ; Eat up, my son ; Forgiving God ; One hundred years of forgiveness ; A hope ; The servant ; Boy in pen and ink ; A tale of so much love ; The waters of the world ; Involuntary incarnation ; Two stories my way ; The first kiss -- Where were you at night: In search of a dignity ; The departure of the train ; Dry sketch of horses ; Where were you at night ; Report on the thing ; Manifesto of the city ; The conjurings of Dona Frozina ; That's where I'm going ; The dead man in the sea at Urca ; Silence ; A full afternoon ; Such gentleness ; Soul storm ; Natural life -- The Via Crucis of the body: Explanation ; Miss Algrave ; The body ; Via Crucis ; The man who showed up ; He drank me up ; For the time being ; Day after day ; The sound of footsteps ; Before the Rio-Niterói Bridge ; Praça Mauá -- Pig Latin ; Better than to burn ; But it's going to rain -- Vision of splendor: Brasília -- Final stories: Beauty and the Beast or The enormous wound ; One day less -- Appendix: The useless explanation -- Translator's note / by Katrina Dodson -- Biographical note -- Acknowledgements.
Summary From one of the greatest modern writers, these stories, gathered from the nine collections published during her lifetime, follow an unbroken time line of success as a writer, from her adolescence to her death bed.
Language Translated from the Portuguese.
Subject Lispector, Clarice -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Added Author Dodson, Katrina, translator.
Moser, Benjamin, editor, writer of introduction.
Added Title Works. English
ISBN 9780811219631 (alk. paper)
0811219631 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 40025090581

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