Short History of Decay

ISBN-10: 161145736X

ISBN-13: 9781611457360

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Description: E. M. Cioran confronts the place of today'sworld in the context of human history—focusing on such major issues of thetwentieth century as human progress, fanaticism, and science—in this nihilisticand witty collection of aphoristic essays concerning the nature of civilizationin 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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List price: $14.95
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

E. M. Cioran left his native land of Romania for Paris in the late 1930s, where he livedand wrote until his death in 1995. His many books include Anathemas and Admirations,Drawn and Quartered, A Short History of Decay, and The Trouble with Being Born.nbsp;

Richard Howard is a Pultizer-Prize winning poet and translator. He has translated Baudelaire, Stendhal, and Gide, among others. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.

Eugene Thacker is Assistant Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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