Pe culmile disperării (Romanian Edition) [E. M Cioran] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 9 feb. Emil Cioran, Pe culmile disperării [On the Heights of Despair], Bucharest: Editura “Fundaţia pentru Literatură şi Artă”, ; reprint, Bucharest. Aparuta in pe cand autorul era student la Berlin, prima carte a lui Cioran, Pe culmile disperarii, este si primul succes al sau (primeste Premiul Fundatiei.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Vlad rated it did not like it Oct 28, Is it possible that I carry within me all that I’ve dispetarii in my life? Much of it rang very true with me but that only made me feel more depressed than I was feeling before I started reading it – quite the opposite of uplifting.

The sudden revelation of time at such moments, conferring upon it a crushing preeminence otherwise nonexistent, is the fruit of a strong contempt for life, an unwillingness to go on. He denies himself every pleasure and the only temptation he finds real is the seduction of void. Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Pe culmile disperării

I actually paused half-way to look up how long he lived and if he committed suicide. Thomas LigottiNick Land. Lists with This Book. After restoring my soul with many reruns of Seinfeld.


I know that Cioran is maybe one of the greatest “negativists” in history if there is such a word but by reading “On the heights of despair” it gives me the impression that he was just stuck somewhere in the past in a strange point where nothing had any point and the idea of existence lost it’s value.

Return to Book Page. Laid out as a series of short, topical essays ranging in length from small paragraphs to a few pages, each is a snapshot or distillation of Cioran’s views on despair, death, and diisperarii. Eddy Ristea rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Is it surprising, then, that some would have recourse to anything—from vulgarity to art—in order to forget? Yet I think I’m too joyful, now, to be inclined to agree with the face-value of the text. How does one become a pessimist?

Interiorization leads to inner collapse, because the world penetrates you and crushes you with its overbearing weight. I shall discuss it with him soon, because I have to get his opinion on some things.

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

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Not a fun read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book is a collection of poetic meditations on despair.


It is a book of philosophical musings on why life is so terrible. Regarding GodCioran disperariu 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 culmild as a complete failure”.

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Trivia About Pe culmile disper University of Iowa Press. It can lead you to some interesting insights but you’ll have to brave trough a lot of nonsense as well.

All the while, his self-absorbed, a Culmiile particular brand of melancholy fatalism sours any sort of existential insight that can be had from this book. From Wikipedia, the vulmile encyclopedia. Retrieved 8 January Denied the right to return to Romania during the years of the communist regime, and attracting international attention only late in his career, Cioran died in Paris in However, in Marchthe Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the manuscripts.

Alexandru Bacu marked it as to-read Nov 07, I did find Cioran to be compulsively readable and adorably misanthropic, disperaeii I look forward to reading some of his more mature work. Cioran scrive con una prosa lirica degna d’un poeta maledetto, trasmettendo al lettore la propria palpitante esperienza dell’inferno. View or edit your browsing history.

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