9 feb. Pe culmile disperării [On the Heights of Despair], Bucharest: Editura Fundaţia pentru Literatură şi Artă, ; reprint, Bucharest: Humanitas. 9 feb. Emil Cioran, Pe culmile disperării [On the Heights of Despair], Bucharest: Editura “Fundaţia pentru Literatură şi Artă”, ; reprint, Bucharest. Buy PE CULMILE DISPERARII by EMIL CIORAN (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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Nov 04, James rated it it was amazing. Influenced by the German romantics, by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and the Dis;erarii of Schelling and Bergson, by certain Russian writers, including Chestov, Rozanov, and Dostoyevsky, and by the Romanian poet Eminescu, Cioran wrote lyrical and expansive meditations that were often metaphysical in nature and whose recurrent themes were death, despair, solitude, history, music, saintliness and the mystics cf.
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Andreea Larisa marked it as to-read Oct 29, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Cioran died of Alzheimer’s disease  and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery. He embodied those words- made them sound way grave than I expected and pieced me with every word. His readership will never fluctuate too dramatically because the majority of people will never be persuaded that his considerations are necessary ones – except maybe on their deathbeds.
I do think I may have finally found a philosopher whose work I can not only relate to but utterly enjoy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Unbelievable but among all that pessimism I could find some optimism, paradoxically as he keeps repeating!
Cioran regreted this style in his adult books. True, if you read this, you’re not much of an optimistic, but still. Ana Vrabii marked it as to-read Sep 22, 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”.
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Camelia coran it as to-read Dec 15, Published October 1st dispearii University of Chicago Press first published Yes exactly his view is like that.
Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Gass called Cioran’s work “a philosophical romance on the modern themes of alienation, absurdity, boredom, futility, decay, the tyranny of history, the vulgarities of change, awareness as agony, reason as disease”.
While in Berlinhe became interested in the policies of the Nazi regimecontributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed disprarii “there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler “,  while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —”what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken” and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescudescribed himself as “a Hitlerist “.
Why take it all so seriously? All gain is a loss, and all loss is a gain. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He picked up topics we have shunned down somewhere deep inside our head because of the agony, confusion or dismay they would cause.
Trivia About On the Heights of Refresh and try again. We should write when we are in the pits of despair, when we are suffering deeply. Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism. After spending two years in Germany, Cioran arrived in Paris in Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
However, despite perpetual imprisonment within the inky penumbra of a monstrous mortality this Romanian poet of lyrical lunacy – a twentieth century Zarathustra reborn – calls for man’s effervescent and uninhibited embrace of all the thrilling ecstasies of irrationality: Before I’d read this, I’d formed some vague, unfinished idea which could only be shaped properly once Cioran had led the way: Views Read Edit View history. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
On the Heights of Despair
If there is a touch too much untamed, youthful overacting at points, it is a minor and forgivable excess in what is otherwise a delightfully dark jeremiad, a paean to pessimism – and it limns what an agonizingly astute and lyrical mind the conventional-life-loathing decrier already possessed at a still tender age. Why take anything too seriously? Los Angeles Review of Books.
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Amid the manuscripts, which were mainly drafts of works that had already been published, an unedited journal was found which encompassed his life after the year in which his Notebooks end. What a waste of a good prose style!
Editura Humanitas Language: Cioran is a cruel diagnostician of despair – there is little from the realms of spiritual shadow that he is not acutely aware of – and scourges the quotidian world with its infinite banality, pointlessness, and immanent subjugation to death. To ask other readers questions about Pe culmile disperariiplease sign up. Cioran’s work may kill you. He suspects that existence is a state of exile for humanity, and nothingness is our true home. His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard.
Be a snowflake dancing in the air, a flower floating downstream! There is no punchline!