Do not read only good books. The poor and mediocre are very often far more instructive. Intrinsically, E. M. Cioran’s essays in The Temptation to Exist are. This collection of eleven essays originally appeared in France thirty years ago and created a literary whirlwind on the Left Bank. Cioran writes incisively about. If you would like to know what philosophizing was like in the ’50s, particularly in Paris, you might well try E. M. Cioran’s “The Temptation to Exist.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
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Richard Howard was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 13, He received a B. He briefly worked as a lexicographer, but soon turned his attention to poetry and poetic criticism. His works include Trappings: New Poems; Like Most Revelations: He won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in for Untitled Subjects. Cioraj is also a translator and published more than translations from the French.
Account Options Sign in. Cioran writes incisively about Western civilizations, the writer, the novel, mystics, apostles, and philosophers.
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The Temptation to Exist. This collection of eleven essays originally appeared in France thirty years ago and created a literary whirlwind on the Left Bank.
The Temptation to Exist
On a Winded Civilization. A Little Theory of Destiny. A People of Solitaries. Dealing with the Mystics. Cioran Snippet view – The Temptation to Exist E.
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