On the Heights of Despair

On the Heights of Despair Born of a terrible insomnia a dizzying lucidity which would turn evenparadise into hell this book presents the youthful Emil Cioran, a self described Nietzsche still complete with his Zarathustra, his poses, his mystical clown s tricks, a whole circus of the heights On the Heights of Despair

La petite communiste qui ne souriait jamais

La petite communiste qui ne souriait jamais Parce qu elle est fascin e par le destin de la miraculeuse petite gymnaste roumaine de quatorze ans apparue aux jo de Montr al en 1976 pour mettre mal guerres froides, ordinateurs et records au point d acc der au statut de mythe plan taire, la narratrice de ce roman entreprend de raconter ce qu

The Temptation to Exist

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 Cioran writes incisively about Western civilizations, the writer, the novel, mystics, apostles, and philosophers A sort of final philosopher of the Western world His

A Short History of Decay

A Short History of Decay In the fact of being born there is such an absence of necessity that when you think about it a little than usual you are left with a foolish grin E.M Cioran E.M Cioran confronts the place of today s world in the context of human history He focuses on such major issues of the twentieth

Kyra Kyralina

Kyra Kyralina Extrait Serr dans les bras de Kyra, je ne pus voir autre chose, dans cette seconde terrible, que le fr re tombant la renverse et le p re qui se jetait par la fen tre du port je fermai les yeux, touff mais je les rouvris aussit t, pour voir mon a n , par terre, la t te clat e comme une

Seven Dada Manifestos and Lampisteries

Seven Dada Manifestos and Lampisteries Tristan Tzara poet, literary iconoclast, and catalyst was the founder of the Dada movement that began in Z rich during World War I His ideas were inspired by his contempt for the bourgeois values and traditional attitudes towards art that existed at the time This volume contains the famous

Di soglia in soglia

Di soglia in soglia Riunito tutto ci che vedemmo, a prender congedo da te e da me il mare, che scagli notti alla nostra spiaggia, la sabbia, che con noi l attravers di volo, l erica rugginosa lass , tra cui ci accadde il mondo Composte nei primi anni Cinquanta, le quarantasette poesie di Von

Collected Prose

Collected Prose This collection of Paul Celan s writings and aphorisms on poetry and art illuminates the sources of his language his exploration of the condition of being a stranger in the world, the necessity and limitation of discourse, and the understanding of the poet and his vocation.

Conversaciones

Conversaciones Cioran, uno de los grandes pensadores de nuestro tiempo, abandon a sus amigos y lectores el a o pasado despu s de una larga enfermedad Como homenaje, su editor de toda la vida, Gallimard, public poco despu s este extraordinario volumen de conversaciones con Cioran entre las cuales, una muy