“Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b04zs6QHuWM I am to invite men drenched in Time to recover themselves and come out of time, and taste their native immortal air.– RALPH WALDO EMERSON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLPazL-wcwM&t=4s If you seek yourself outside yourself, then you will encounter disaster, whether erotic or ideological. That must be why Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his  central  essay,  “Self-Reliance”  (1840),… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

“Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” (Harold Bloom)

Even the most spiritual of autobiographies is necessarily a song of the self. At sixty-five, I find myself uncertain just when my self was born. I cannot locate it in my earliest memories of childhood, and yet I recall its presence in certain memories of reading, particularly of the poets William Blake and Hart Crane,… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” (Harold Bloom)

“The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” (Ştefan Bolea)

Philobiblon - Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Humanities, vol. 1, no. 1, January 2015 “I was man and I no longer am now…” (E.M. Cioran, The Twilight of Thoughts) Abstract: A new philosophical and psychological concept is needed for the alienated and radically different human being according to the nihilist Romanian-French philosopher E.M. Cioran.… Continue lendo “The Nihilist as a Not-Man. An Analysis of Psychological Inhumanity” (Ştefan Bolea)

“Los Extravíos de Cioran” (José Ignacio Nájera)

En este curso de 2018 nos ha saludado la traducción de un inédito de Cioran al español. De la mano del connaisseur cioraniano Chistian Santacroce ha aparecido en Hermida Editores un bello ejemplar de unas 90 páginas con el título Extravíos, anteriormente publicado en la editorial rumana Humanitas con el nombre de Razne en el… Continue lendo “Los Extravíos de Cioran” (José Ignacio Nájera)

“Autodependência ou simples gnosticismo” (Harold Bloom)

1. Quero convidar homens encharcados de Tempo a recuperar-se e sair do Tempo, e provar seu imortal ar nativo. - EMERSON Se nos buscamos fora de nós mesmos, encontraremos a catástrofe, erótica ou ideológica. Deve ser por isso que Ralph Waldo Emerson, em seu fundamental ensaio "Self-reliance" [Autodependência] (1840), observou que "viajar é o paraíso… Continue lendo “Autodependência ou simples gnosticismo” (Harold Bloom)