The Resource A short history of decay, (electronic resource)

A short history of decay, (electronic resource)

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A short history of decay
Title
A short history of decay
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Language
eng
Summary
E. M. Cioran confronts the place of today's world in the context of human history - focusing on such major issues of the twentieth century as human progress, fanaticism, and science - in this nihilistic and witty collection of aphoristic essays concerning the nature of civilization in mid-twentieth-century Europe. Touching upon Man's need to worship, the feebleness of God, the downfall of the Ancient Greeks and the melancholy baseness of all existence, Cioran's pieces are pessimistic in the extreme, but also display a beautiful certainty that renders them delicate, vivid, and memorable. Illuminating and brutally honest, A Short History of Decay dissects Man's decadence in a remarkable series of moving and beautiful pieces
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Midwest
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1911-1995
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Cioran, E. M.
Dewey number
128/.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Human beings
  • Life
  • Philosophy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A short history of decay, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832947
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832947
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832947
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832947
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A short history of decay, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832947
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832947
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832947
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832947
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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