The Resource History and utopia, (electronic resource)

History and utopia, (electronic resource)

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History and utopia
Title
History and utopia
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Language
eng
Summary
"Only a monster can allow himself the luxury of seeing things as they are," writes E. M. Cioran, the Romanian-born philosopher who has rightly been compared to Samuel Beckett. In History and Utopia, Cioran the monster writes of politics in its broadest sense, of history, and of the utopian dream. His views are, to say the least, provocative. In one essay he casts a scathing look at democracy, that "festival of mediocrity"; in another he turns his uncompromising gaze on Russia, its history, its evolution, and what he calls "the virtues of liberty." In the dark shadow of Stalin and Hitler, he writes of tyrants and tyranny with rare lucidity and convincing logic. In "Odyssey of Rancor," he examines the deep-rooted dream in all of us to "hate our neighbors," to take immediate and irremediable revenge. And, in the final essay, he analyzes the notion of the "golden age," the biblical Eden, the utopia of so many poets and thinkers
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Midwest
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1911-1995
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Cioran, E. M.
Dewey number
335/.02
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1929-
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  • Howard, Richard
  • Thacker, Eugene
  • hoopla digital
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  • Utopias
  • History
  • Electronic books
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adult
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History and utopia, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11834236
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11834236
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11834236
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remote
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11834236
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
History and utopia, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11834236
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11834236
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11834236
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11834236
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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