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This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat Nbf Bogdan is currently reading it Dec 20, The theme of human alienation, the most prominent existentialist theme, presented by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camusis thus formulated, inby young Cioran: Focul pe care l-as pune eu acestei lumi n-ar aduce ruine, ci o transfigurare cosmica, esentiala. 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.

Alex marked it as to-read Sep 10, Ion marked it as to-read Nov 02, It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms.

Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran

Los Angeles Review of Books. Culda Daniel rated it it was ;e Oct 08, Trivia About Pe culmile disper Eddy Ristea rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Return to Book Page. His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling.


Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharestwhich was then prolonged until Nicolae added it Dec 26, Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Alexandra is currently reading it Nov 06, His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.

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”.

University of Iowa Press. Be the first to ask a question about Pe culmile disperarii. Oana added it Sep 21, Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran.

Successively, Pee Book of DelusionsThe Transfiguration of Romaniaand Tears and Saintswere also published in Romania the first two titles have yet to be translated into English. When Cioran’s mother spoke to him of abortion, he confessed that it did not disturb him, but made an extraordinary impression which led to an insight about the nature of existence “I’m simply an accident.

Emil Cioran

Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. Preview — Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Izabela rated it really liked it Dec 24, Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”.

Pe culmile disperarii

Thomas LigottiNick Land. Andreea Larisa marked it as to-read Oct 29, Retrieved 8 January Munteanu marked it as to-read Oct 31, He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “.

Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. Diana Db is currently reading it Oct 29, Nicusor rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Although Cioran was never a member of the group, it was during this time in Romania that he began taking an interest in the ideas put forth by the Iron Guard —a far right organization whose nationalist ideology he supported until the early years of World War IIdespite allegedly disapproving of their violent methods.

Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and stupid”. Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Representation’: