Le Contre-Ciel (Tusk Ivories) (Paperback)
Overlook Press, 9781585674015, 156pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2005
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For this early 20th century French poet-philosopher, life, in its most dynamic sense, can only be experienced after the facade of self-identity has been systematically negated through a kind of metaphysical suicide. In Le Contre-Ciel, Daumal invites us, his readers, to go through this process of regeneration-through-negation with him in order to revive in ourselves a knowledge and understanding of our primordial sources.