The Hour of the Star (A hora da estrela) is a novel by Clarice Lispector published in , shortly after the author’s death. In , the novel was adapted by. is this what it means to be a person?” ― Clarice Lispector, A Hora Da Estrela . Clarice Lispector, La hora de la estrella. tags: adiós, escribir, estrella, salir, ser. : La hora de la estrella (Libros del Tiempo) (Libros del tiempo/ The Books of Time) (Spanish Edition) () by Clarice Lispector and a.

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It was like this: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While the narrator in The Hour of the Star reveals to the audience his wish to ensure the novel’s simplicity in terms of writing and stray from philosophical tangents, oa reality the story is marked by complicated existentialist notions of identity.

The novel starts with the narrator, Rodrigo S. The story is about a crushed innocence, about an anonymous misery. The man that becomes briefly her boyfriend, who asks her for her name and so hoar it be revealed to the reader, is endlessly fretting about how to make a l for himself.

The Hour of the Star A hora da estrela is a novel by Clarice Lispector published inshortly after the author’s death. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This is a future that seems closed off to her, as much as it had ever been, except that she has been immortalized, however reluctantly, by the author s whose frame of reference she forever escapes. She leads a difficult life, but seems to be oblivious claarice this fact. She had never figured out how to figure things out.

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