One might have thought that so stern a ‘new novelist’ would scorn the chatty style required. Far from it: Lispector discovered her own extraordinary idiom–intimate, revelatory, mystificatory. This flirtation with her readers was a triumphant metamorphosis for the avant-garde author.

Times Literary Supplement

A revelation for readers of Clarice Lispector’s novels and stories, Selected Crônicas presents an entirely new side of Brazil’s greatest twentieth-century writer.

Available November 1, 1996

Selected Cronicas

Poetry by Clarice Lispector

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Paperback (published November 1, 1996)

ISBN
9780811213400
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14.95
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Page Count
296

Clarice Lispector

20th-century Brazilian writer

One might have thought that so stern a ‘new novelist’ would scorn the chatty style required. Far from it: Lispector discovered her own extraordinary idiom–intimate, revelatory, mystificatory. This flirtation with her readers was a triumphant metamorphosis for the avant-garde author.

Times Literary Supplement