By Clarice Lispector
A paranormal discussion among a male writer (a thinly disguised Clarice Lispector) and his/her construction, a girl named Angela, this posthumous paintings hasn't ever ahead of been translated. Lispector didn't even stay to determine it published.
At her demise, a mountain of fragments remained to be “structured” by way of Olga Borelli. those fragments shape a discussion among a god-like writer who infuses the breath of existence into his construction: the conversing, respiring, death construction herself, Angela Pralini. The work’s nearly occult charm arises from the conception that if Angela dies, Clarice must die to boot. and he or she did.
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Godwin introduced the Rosicrucian novel by adapting the legends of the philoso pher’s stone and the elixir of life to the Gothic formula. 45 The original title of St Leon had been the Opus Magnum, which had ac knowledged the central importance of the philosopher’s stone and elixir to the plot. But subsequently dissatisfied with this, Godwin changed it to the less esoteric title of Natural Magic and then to The Adept before finally deciding on St Leon. Godwin may have taken this surname from the Cabala with which the Rosicrucians had been associated, since the name of the author of one of the most influential Cabalistic texts was Mo ses de Leon.
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