The Resource A Short History of Decay, E. M. Cioran, (electronic resource)

A Short History of Decay, E. M. Cioran, (electronic resource)

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A Short History of Decay
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A Short History of Decay
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E. M. Cioran
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eng
Summary
E. M. Cioran confronts the place of today's world in the context of human history?focusing on such major issues of the twentieth century as human progress, fanaticism, and science?in this nihilistic and witty collection of aphoristic essays concerning the nature of civilization in mid-twentieth-century Europe. Touching upon Man's need to worship, the feebleness of God, the downfall of the Ancient Greeks and the melancholy baseness of all existence, Cioran's pieces are pessimistic in the extreme, but also display a beautiful certainty that renders them delicate, vivid, and memorable. Illuminating and brutally honest, A Short History of Decay dissects Man's decadence in a remarkable series of moving and beautiful pieces
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Cioran, E. M
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  • Howard, Richard
  • Thacker, Eugene
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  • Essays
  • Philosophy
  • Nonfiction
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A Short History of Decay, E. M. Cioran, (electronic resource)
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9781628724943
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A Short History of Decay, E. M. Cioran, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628724943
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
83B64E33-0CFE-4BF2-BD7F-459631766901
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • OverDrive Read

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