“E.M. Cioran: The Delusions of our Sadness” (S.C. Hickman)

DARK CHEMISTRY - Philosophy, Art, and Ecology at the crossroads of Speculative Realism, November 11th, 2010 "However much I have frequented the mystics, deep down I have always sided with the Devil; unable to equal him in power, I have tried to be worthy of him, at least, in insolence, acrimony, arbitrariness, and caprice."       … Continue lendo “E.M. Cioran: The Delusions of our Sadness” (S.C. Hickman)

“Charmed by Death and Chaos” – Edmund WHITE

New York Times, May 05, 1991 ANATHEMAS AND ADMIRATIONS By E. M. Cioran. Translated by Richard Howard. 256 pp. New York: Arcade Publishing/Little, Brown & Company. $22.95. I hate wisdom. What drunks, politicians and the idle proffer so freely gives me an allergic reaction. Most wisdom, I'm convinced, is made up of what S. I.… Continue lendo “Charmed by Death and Chaos” – Edmund WHITE

Memorial: E. M. Cioran, 84, Novelist And Philosopher of Despair – Eric PACE

The New York Times, June 22, 1995 E. M. Cioran, a Romanian-born writer known for his essays on philosophy and culture and his emphasis on despair, emptiness and death, died on Tuesday in the Broca Hospital in Paris. He was 84 and had lived in Paris since 1937. Mr. Cioran (pronounced TCHAW-rahn) has been widely… Continue lendo Memorial: E. M. Cioran, 84, Novelist And Philosopher of Despair – Eric PACE