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ISBN-10: 0253352673

ISBN-13: 9780253352675

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ilinca Zarifopol-Johnston, Matei Calinescu, Kenneth R. Johnston

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A critical portrait of French philosopher and mystic E. M. Cioran
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Robert Tavernor is Professor and Head of Architecture at the University of Bath and a practicing architect. His previous books include a translation (with Joseph Rykwert and Neil Leach) of Alberti's On the Art of Building in Ten Books; and Palladio and Palladianism.

Matei Calinescu is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Indiana University Bloomington. His books include Five Faces of Modernity: Modernism, Avant-Garde, Decadence, Kitsch, Postmodernism and Rereading. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.Angela Jianu has translated The Hooligan's Return by Norman Manea from Romanian.

Kenneth R. Johnston chair of the English department at Indiana University, lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

Foreword
Chronology: E. M. Cioran
The Romanian Life of Emil Cioran
Introduction: Cioran's Revenge
Rasinari, Transylvania, 1911-1921
Sibiu, 1921-1928
Bucharest, 1928-1933
Berlin, 1933-1935
Romania's Transfiguration, 1935-1937
Romania's Transfiguration, Continuing Controversy
Tears and Saints, 1937
Stranger in Paris
Conclusion: The Lyrical Virtues of Totalitarianism
Memoirs of a Publishing Scoundrel
Prelude
Paris, 1992-1994
Romania, 1994
Paris, 1995
Romania, 1995-1997
Postlude
Another Family
Articles by Cioran Reflecting His
Experiences in Germany
Notes
Bibliography
Index