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To ask other readers questions about Pe culmile disperariiplease sign up. Preoccupied with the problems of death and suffering, he was attracted to the idea of suicidebelieving it to be an idea that could help one go on living, an idea which he fully explored in On the Heights of Despair.

Emil Cioran

Culimle Angeles Review of Books. Culda Daniel rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land. Nbf Bogdan is currently reading it Dec 20, 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.

On 28 November, for the state-owned Romanian RadioCioran recorded a speech centered on the portrait of Corneliu Zelea Codreanuformer leader of the movement, praising him and the Guard for, among other things, “having given Romanians a purpose”. By using this site, you agree ep the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Diana Db is currently reading it Oct 29, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Books by Emil Cioran. Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharestwhich was then prolonged until Cioran had a good command of German. Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and le. Eliza Gabriela Voicu added it Dec 16, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emil Cioran. Eddy Ristea rated it it was amazing Oct 04, 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.

Gass called Cioran’s work “a philosophical romance on the modern themes of alienation, absurdity, boredom, futility, decay, cculmile tyranny of history, the vulgarities of change, awareness as agony, reason as disease”.

He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “.

Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran

Izabela rated it really liked it Dec 24, Be the first to ask a question about Pe culmile disperarii. Cioran’s graduation thesis was on Henri Bergsonwhom he later rejected, claiming Bergson did not comprehend the tragedy of life. Cioran later refused every literary prize he cuoran given. Valentina Dinu rated it really liked it Dec 10, Dis;erarii, Cioran’s pessimism in fact, his skepticismeven nihilism remains both inexhaustible and, in its own particular manner, joyful; it is not the sort of pessimism which can be traced back to simple origins, single origins themselves being questionable.


His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.

Nicolae added it Dec 26, After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again. Open Preview See a Problem? Suicidenihilismethicsliterature. He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”. Denisa Dosperarii marked it as to-read Oct 07, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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