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Clarice Lispector wins Google Doodle on 98th birthday | Internet

Clarice Lispector honored by Google Doodle this Monday (10). To celebrate the date, which would include the 98th anniversary of the writer and journalist, the traditional search engine logo was replaced by a collage made by her granddaughter, designer Mariana Valente. In the static image, the artist sought to tell part of the grandmother's trajectory.

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There are references to Ukraine, Lispector's country of birth, his dangerous departure from Europe by ship as a refugee and his arrival in the Northeast of Brazil. Then, her rise represented as a praised international writer. To this day, Clarice Lispector's phrases are shared on social networks, and "A Hora da Estrela" is the author's best-known book.

Doodle in homeagem Clarice Lispector was made by the writer's granddaughter Foto: Reproduo / GoogleDoodle in homeagem Clarice Lispector was made by the writer's granddaughter Foto: Reproduo / Google

Doodle in homeagem Clarice Lispector was made by the writer's granddaughter Foto: Reproduo / Google

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The collage, made by hand, brings yet other details about the honoree's life. The brand of the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, one of her favorite sanctuaries, a hidden cockroach and the building where she started her first job in downtown Rio, represents her epiphanies from everyday scenes, explains Valente, who revealed that she learned from he goes on to redefine the meaning of words in the word itself and to redefine the images in the collage. Doodle can be viewed by search engine users in Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Japan and Iceland.

Biography of Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector considered one of the most important Brazilian writers of the 20th century and the greatest Jewish writer since Franz Kafka. He was born on December 10, 1920 in Chechelnyk, Ukraine, from where he fled as a baby with his parents and two sisters, due to religious persecution in the post-First World War. After passing through Romania and Moldova, in 1922, they would obtain valid passports for immigration to Brazil, where they landed in Macei, Alagoas.

In 1929, the family moved to Recife, Pernambuco, and, in 1935, to the city of Rio de Janeiro. In a time when few women were in higher education, Clarice Lispector joined, in 1939, the Law course at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, while working as a secretary in a law office and in a laboratory and also did text writing. scientific papers for magazines. In 1940, at the age of 19, he published in Pan magazine his first known short story, Triunfo, in which he narrates the thoughts of a woman abandoned by her companion.

Doodle drawing process by Clarice Lispector's granddaughter Photo: Divulgao / GoogleDoodle drawing process by Clarice Lispector's granddaughter Photo: Divulgao / Google

Doodle drawing process by Clarice Lispector's granddaughter Photo: Divulgao / Google

Her first novel, Perto do Corao Selvagem, was published in 1943, in which the protagonist Joana narrates her story on two levels: her childhood and the beginning of her adult life. The work won the Graa Aranha Prize for best novel of the year. Since then, Clarice has published a series of novels, short stories, chronicles and novels, whose main characteristics were simple daily scenes and psychological plots.

The titles that most marked the writer's career were Near the Wild Heart, Laos de familia, Passion according to G.H., The Hour of the Star and A Breath of Life, being translated into several languages, including Japanese and Czech. In all, his work received more than 200 translations.

At the age of 57, on the eve of his 1977 birthday, Clarice Lispector died of an ovarian cancer. However, her work is a reference to this day and, in recent years, she has dominated social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, with the post of phrases credited as a writer. As is common on the Internet, many of them, however, were not written by her, so it is recommended to research the authorship before sharing a text attributed to the artist.

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