Maukree His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling. After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Pessimism characterizes all of his works, which many critics trace back to events of his childhood in his mother is reputed to have told him that if she had known he was going to be so unhappy she would have aborted him. His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emil Cioran.
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His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest. Cioran had a good command of German. He became an agnostic , taking as an axiom "the inconvenience of existence". While in Berlin , he became interested in the policies of the Nazi regime , contributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed that "there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler ",  while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —"what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken" ,  and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescu , described himself as "a Hitlerist ".
Successively, The Book of Delusions , The Transfiguration of Romania , and Tears and Saints , were also published in Romania the first two titles have yet to be translated into English. Although Cioran was never a member of the group, it was during this time in Romania that he began taking an interest in the ideas put forth by the Iron Guard —a far right organization whose nationalist ideology he supported until the early years of World War II , despite allegedly disapproving of their violent methods.
Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or "pretentious and stupid".
In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism ,  a view which was also present in various articles Cioran wrote at the time,  and which aimed to establish " urbanization and industrialization " as "the two obsessions of a rising people".
Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romania, published in English in , gives an in-depth analysis of The Transfiguration.
His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard. In , he left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharest , which was then prolonged until After a short stay in his home country November — February , Cioran never returned again.
This last period in Romania was the one in which he exhibited a closer relationship with the Iron Guard, which by then had taken power see National Legionary State. On 28 November, for the state-owned Romanian Radio , Cioran recorded a speech centered on the portrait of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu , former leader of the movement, praising him and the Guard for, among other things, "having given Romanians a purpose". For example, in a interview, he condemned it as "a complex of movements; more than this, a demented sect and a party", saying, "I found out then [ It was the last book he wrote in Romanian , though not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms.
Cioran published books only in French thereafter. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. Major themes and style[ edit ] Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism. Why take it all so seriously? The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic.
Preoccupied with the problems of death and suffering, he was attracted to the idea of suicide , believing it to be an idea that could help one go on living, an idea which he fully explored in On the Heights of Despair. He revisits suicide in depth in The New Gods, which contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject. The theme of human alienation, the most prominent existentialist theme, presented by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus , is thus formulated, in , by young Cioran: "Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?
He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the " Decadent movement ". Today, he is on his way to his own destruction through self-objectification, impeccable production and reproduction, excess of self-analysis and transparency, and artificial triumph. He mentioned that Bach and Dostoyevsky were the two great obsessions of his life, but that while his passion for Dostoyevsky ended up diminishing somewhat, his obsession with Bach "remained intact".
William H. Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. A decision taken by the Court of Appeal of Paris stopped the commercial sale of the collection. However, in March , the Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the manuscripts. Amid the manuscripts, which were mainly drafts of works that had already been published, an unedited journal was found which encompassed his life after the year in which his Notebooks end.
History and Utopia
Mikaktilar His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling. Today, he is on his way to his own destruction through self-objectification, impeccable production and reproduction, excess of self-analysis and transparency, and artificial triumph. Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land. Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. Romanian philosopher and essayist. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. The histoide he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic.
Histoire et Utopie
Histoire Et Utopie