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A short history of decay

by Emil Cioran

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Published by Arcade Pub., Distributed by Little, Brown and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human beings,
  • Life,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1975.

    StatementE.M. Cioran ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD450 .C5413 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL361832M
    ISBN 101559704640
    LC Control Number98021994
    OCLC/WorldCa39256677

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His many books include Anathemas and Admirations, A Short History of Decay, and The Trouble with Being Born. Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in He is the translator for more than works from the French by: “When A Short History of Decay was published, it tended to polarize readers.

Many dismissed it as overly morose and pessimistic, completely out of tune with Released on: Novem Cioran became a famous young writer in Romania, but left Romania for France in and made Paris his home. This was the first book he published in French, under the title PRECIS DE DECOMPOSITION/5(14).

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