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9 feb. Pe culmile disperării [On the Heights of Despair], Bucharest: Editura Fundaţia pentru Literatură şi Artă, ; reprint, Bucharest: Humanitas. Pe culmile disperarii (Romanian Edition) [Emil Cioran] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Daca as putea, as aduce intreaga lume in agonie. Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing site.

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Emil Cioran – Wikipedia

Preview — Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran. Camelia marked it as to-read Dec 15, Romanian philosopher and essayist. Pessimism characterizes all of his works, which many critics trace back to events of his childhood in his mother is reputed to have told him that if she had known he was going to be so unhappy she would have aborted him. Why take it all so seriously? Thomas LigottiNick Land. However, in Marchthe Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the manuscripts.

Views Read Edit View history. The theme of human alienation, the most prominent existentialist theme, presented by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camusis thus formulated, inby young Cioran: Retrieved from ” https: Munteanu marked it as to-read Oct 31, Iasmina marked it as to-read Sep 28, Cioran died of Alzheimer’s disease [16] and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery. Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann.

Nicusor rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Retrieved 8 January There are no discussion topics on this book yet. According to Cioran, as long as man has kept in touch with his origins and hasn’t cut himself off from himself, he has resisted decadence. Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran. Alex marked it as to-read Sep 10, Nicolae added it Dec 26, Refresh and try again. Diana Db is currently reading it Oct 29, After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again.


Nitu Valentin marked it as to-read Dec 23, Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and stupid”.

His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard. However, Cioran’s pessimism in fact, his skepticismeven nihilism remains both inexhaustible and, in its own particular dioran, joyful; it is not the sort of pessimism which can be traced back to simple origins, single origins themselves being questionable.

Books by Emil Cioran. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Regarding GodCioran has noted that “without BachGod would be a complete second rate figure” and that “Bach’s music is the only argument proving the creation of the Universe cannot be regarded as a complete failure”.

Emil Cioran

Cristina Tanasa marked it as to-read Sep 11, His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest. Valentina Dinu rated it really liked it Dec 10, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given.

In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism[6] a view which was also present in various articles Cioran wrote at the time, [7] and which aimed to establish ” urbanization and industrialization ” as “the two obsessions of a rising people”. Cioran started writing The Passionate Handbook in and finished it by While in Berlinhe became interested in the policies of the Nazi regimecontributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed that “there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler “, [2] while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —”what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken”[3] and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescudescribed himself as “a Hitlerist “.


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Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romaniapublished in English ingives an in-depth analysis of The Transfiguration. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alin Dimache added it Sep 04, Ana Vrabii marked it as to-read Sep 22, His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling.

He revisits suicide in depth in The New Godswhich contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject.

Diana Doru added it Sep 22, Culda Daniel rated it it was amazing Oct 08, He was a thinker passionate about history; dispsrarii reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “. For example, in a interview, he condemned it as “a complex of movements; more than this, a demented sect and a party”, saying, “I found out then [ Sorin Combei added it Oct 21, The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic.

Eliza Gabriela Voicu added it Dec 16, Denisa Ungur marked it as to-read Oct 07, Garneata Gabriela marked it as to-read Dec 07,