Cioran's Insomnia

@article{Regier2004CioransI,
  title={Cioran's Insomnia},
  author={Willis Goth Regier},
  journal={MLN},
  year={2004},
  volume={119},
  pages={1012 - 994}
}
A career insomniac, Cioran made insomnia a laboratory, no easy place to work in well. In 1970 he told Francois Bondy that "I have never been able to write except in the melancholy of insomniac nights." In 1994 he told Michael Jakob that he considered his insomnia to be "the greatest experience" of his life. Cioran described "a tragedy that has lasted many years and which has marked me for the rest of my days. All that I have written, all that I have thought, all that I have worked out, all my… 
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