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Why take anything too seriously? I could not even recommend this to angsty adolescents to distract them from misinterpreting Nietzsche.

Emil Cioran

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 disperwrii Heights of Despair.

Why take it all so seriously?

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

Retrieved from ” https: Cioran had a good command of German. And if you lose, does it really matter?

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 Ah, Cioran, twenty-two years old and already so caustically weary with that great travail called life – I remember that age well!

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. By reading your book, pal. Why always expect a definite stance, clear ideas, and meaningful words? University of Iowa Press. Andreea Larisa marked it as to-read Oct 29, Many quotes that pulled on my heartstrings, and many chapters I already forgot, out of immunity to certain thoughts and dislike of overly melodramatic prose. I no longer want to be, nor can still be, a man. Sounds like a really dreary premise?

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This book consists of short, lyrical and extremely insightful essays. Mar 13, Jason rated it really liked it.

Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran

See disperarli discover other items: Write a customer review. He is melodramatic and over-exhilarated at times. Both will probably stumble out.

Nu este atunci neantul o salvare? Emil Cioran is cleaely inspired by Nietzsche.

Cioran became most famous dislerarii writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his culmlie. Puts him in the company of Nietzsche and Kierkegaard. Feb 18, Florencia rated it liked it Shelves: Nicusor rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Explore the Home Gift Guide. Don’t even get my started on Anti-Oedipus by Delueze and Guattri hahaha Some can’t be resisted, like gravity. Is there anything to win in this world?

Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Emul Hartmann. After pondering about what Cioran says for some time, I resigned to though with some melancholy the thought of seeing the world as it really is.

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. For an author who’s supposedly of this calibre, he should have known better. Paperbackpages.

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Be the first to ask a question about Pe culmile disperarii. It’s actually written in this interesting lyrical format that is vivid and almost strangely life affirming, Cioran transforms accepting suffering and darkness and horror into a positive, a kind of fingers up to fee Recently I finished E. Mar 20, Chris Godber rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ah, Cioran, twenty-two years old and already so caustically weary with that great travail called life – I remember that age well!

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His view on suicide was somewhat obscure but I understood that he would prefer to live a life of despair rather than end his life. I blew through this one in under 24 hours, and thoroughly loved it. Yes exactly his view is like that. Eliza Gabriela Voicu added it Dec 16, Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Representation’: To him “An existence which does not hide a great madness has no value.

He’s too honest and blatant.

Jul 01, Freigeist rated it really liked it. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. Cioran died of Alzheimer’s disease [16] and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery. And I see him taking flight into nothingness, like Jesus escaping from the cross Iasmina marked it as to-read Sep 28, You’ll realise that subjectivity is all you can go on, something which Cioran gets at very early in the book. 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: