TITLE

Down in the Darkness

AUTHOR(S)
Biezad, Daniel J.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep2009, Issue 195, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to Joseph Bottum's essay on Emil Cioran describing him as the greatest monster of despair.
ACCESSION #
43477165

 

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