A Short Life of Kierkegaard

A Short Life of Kierkegaard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691157771
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 05/05/2013
Edition description: With a New introduction by Alastair Hannay
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,267,875
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 4.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Walter Lowrie (1868-1959) played a leading role in introducing Kierkegaard to the English-speaking world as his first English-language biographer and the first English translator of more than a dozen volumes of his work.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Alastair Hannay ix

Preface xxiii

Background 3

Childhood 31

Early Youth - 1830 to 1834 55

The Great Earthquake - Twenty-second birthday 67

At the Cross Roads - 1835 79

The Path of Perdition- 1836 92

Groping His Way Back - May 1836 to May 1838 104

Father and Son United - Twenty-five years of age 118

The Great Parenthesis - August 1838 to July 1840 128

Regina - September 1840 to October 1841 135

The Aesthetic Works 1841 to 1845 144

The Postscript - 1846 166

The Affair of the Corsair - 1846- 176

Thirty-four Years Old - 1847 188

The Edifying Discourses - 1843 - 1855 196

Metamorphosis - 1848 201

Venturing Far Out - 1849 to 1851 210

Holding Out - 1852 to 1854 222

Godly Satire - 1854/55 239

Death and Burial - October 2 to November 18, 1855 253

Kierkegaard's Last Words 257

Kierkegaard's Works in English 261

How Kierkegaard Got into English 265

Index 289

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