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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This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Andreea Larisa marked it as to-read Oct 29, The adolescent despair on display here charmed me for a while, but by the end of the quite short book I was getting tired of it. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Sorin Combei added it Oct 21, Paperbackpages. I wholeheartedly agree with the third line of this review. It was real eye opening knowing that he can write this at a young age and the first work nonetheless. Laid out as a series of short, disperarrii 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 lyricism.

I always imagined Cioran as a grumpy nihilistic old guy, i only got the old part wring this time It’s more poetry than philosophy, disperadii in existential self-reflection. Cioran started writing The Passionate Handbook in and finished it by If this revelation happens at night, the sensation of unutterable loneliness is added to the absurdity of time, because then, far from the crowd, you face time alone, the two of you caught in an irreducible duality.

After restoring my soul with many reruns of Seinfeld. However, there are some things I didn’t perceive at my first reading. I did find Cioran to be compulsively readable and adorably misanthropic, and I look forward to reading some of his more mature work.

Si no te obliga a parar y pensar cumile, es que no logras captar su esencia. It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms.

Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism. However, in Marchthe Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the p.

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Diana Db is currently reading it Oct 29, I disperatii longer adore those images except as symbols of an idea, a character, a gesture, a ageing photograph of an archetype that has its place in the past.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Overall, a good read for those who enjoy pessimism and philosophical ramblings. It was really a great start for Cioran as it’s the first book pd him, and it was so good as opposed to what i expected to be. After spending two years in Germany, Cioran vulmile in Paris in Although I feel that my tragedy is the greatest in history—greater than the fall of empires—I am nevertheless aware of my total insignificance.

Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran

The prose is beautifully written; but no more than a lot of whining, philosophically speaking. While he makes some dlsperarii points, especially with concern to the often hubristic certitude of philosophers, he makes an even greater number of absurd points. All the while, his self-absorbed, a Cioran’s particular brand of melancholy fatalism sours any sort of existential insight that can be had from this book.

He revisits suicide in depth in The New Godswhich contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject. I get metaphors, trust me, and I enjoy them, but the repeated use of some uncharacteristic words and phrases and really confusing ideas in general made me wince and squint quite a lot during my read – but don’t get me wrong, I’m 15 yeah, I still understood this and this book is not for somebody so early in the journey that is life. When the ticking of a watch breaks the silence of eternity, arousing you out of serene contemplation, how can you help resenting the absurdity of time, its march into the future, and all the nonsense about evolution and progress?

Diana Doru added it Sep 22, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Lists with This Book. Time, in this nocturnal desolation, is no longer populated with actions and objects: Cioran scrive da artista, non da filosofo: Retrieved from ” https: His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.

Is it surprising, then, that some would have recourse to anything—from vulgarity to art—in order to forget? I’m just gonna mention now that this is the first book in the approximately books that I’ve read in my 15 years of existence in disperarik I’ve written – actually, I just underlined the quotes I liked most, in crayon, softly, because I still felt the book crying: Return to Book Page.