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Essays on E.M. Cioran (Rasinari 1911-Paris 1995)

Essays on E.M. Cioran (Rasinari 1911-Paris 1995)

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Published by ARA in Costa Mesa, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cioran, E. M. -- 1911-1995.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAleksandra Gurzinska, editor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.C5253 E58 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16879641M
    LC Control Number99073503


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Emil M. Cioran’s books Emil M. Cioran Average rating: 27, ratings 2, reviews distinct works • Similar authors/5. E. Cioran left his native land of Romania for Paris in the late s, where he lived and wrote until his death in His many books include Anathemas and Admirations, A Short History of Decay, and The Trouble with Being Born.

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It is a series of very short essays, a few paragraphs each, on associated topics, most of which deal with his deep skepticism about God and man.

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Returning to many of Cioran’s favorite themes, The New Gods explores humanity’s attachment to gods, death, fear, and infirmity, in essays that vary widely in form and approach.

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YMAL Category Test Bookshelf. Cioran’s entire oeuvre can be seen as exploring this sentiment. Ina number of his books were published in fine editions. Anathemas and Admirations collects two of his books, Exercise d’admiration and Aveux et anathèmes.

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Cioran, a Romanian-born writer known for his essays on philosophy and culture and his emphasis on despair, emptiness and death, died on. Slight Exaggeration patiently picks up where the poet left off a dozen years ago with A Defense of Ardor, extending his line of thought on painters, poems, composers, and lly, the observations seem disconnected and a little unpruned, until certain names begin recurring (French-Romanian writer E.

Cioran, for example, or composer Gustav Mahler, poet Rainer Maria Rilke, novelist. Anathemas and Admirations. E.M. Cioran. Essays and Aphorisms.

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Cioran: Földényi regularly quotes Cioran. Most of these essays operate within a central paradox, for while Cioran seeks the void where existence can be separated from being and thus asserted, he does not give up time and society.

On rereading Edmund White's essay on E.M. Cioran's book Anathemas and Admirations I was reminded of my fascination with the power of the aphorism. White being his usual ironic self spoke of the late Cioran as "a Romanian who's lived in France sinceadmires Buddhism of the most unconsoling variety, has contemplated suicide for decades.

E.M. Cioran's book of aphorisms focuses on themes such as philosophy, language, death, mystery, melancholy, religion, and love. Laying bare his suspicion that madness ribbons the fringes of a supposedly ordered world, Cioran, as in previous writings, lures us into his realm of painful lucidity and dreamlike precision."--Jacket.

E.M. Cioran was a Romanian-born French writer who rubbed shoulders with Sartre and Camus in the cafes of Paris, but who may have more in common with Spanish writer Miguel Unamuno.

Fitting then is. Andrew Winer’s most recent novel is The Marriage ’s completing a book on Nietzsche’s philosophy as a way of life, and a new novel about American religion and politics. Cioran was a Romanian philosopher. Author’s Note: This essay will be included in a book, In Praise of Failure, Translated from the French by Richard Howard (New York: Seaver Books, ) Cioran, E.

E.M Cioran: To Infinity And Beyond Stephen Mitchelmore explains why the writing of E.M. Cioran refuses explanation “Nothing is more irritating than those works which ‘co-ordinate’ the luxuriant products of a mind that has focused on just about everything except a system.”. In this collection of essays and epigrams, E.M.

Cioran gives us portraits and evaluations—which he calls "admirations"—of Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the poet Paul Valery, and Mircea Eliade, among others.

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As an. E.M. Cioran, Paris, Who reads E.M. Cioran nowadays. Someone must, since most of his books have been translated and are in print. At universities where graduate students and professors are familiar with every recent French philosopher and literary theorist, he’s practically unknown, though he was a much finer thinker and wrote far better prose than a whole lot of them.

Cioran () was born and educated in Romania and lived in Paris from until his death. He is the author of numerous works, including On the Heights of Despair, also available from the University of Chicago Press. A Short History of Decay () is E. Cioran's nihilistic and witty collection of aphoristic essays concerning the nature of civilization in mid-twentieth-century Europe.

Touching upon Man's need to worship, the feebleness of God, the downfall of the Ancient Greeks and the melancholy baseness of all existence, Cioran's pieces are pessimistic in.