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Henri-Frédéric Amiel ( – ), filosofo, poeta e critico letterario svizzero. Indice. 1 Citazioni di Henri-Frédéric Amiel; 2 Diario intimo; 3 Bibliografia; 4 Altri. Diario intimo [Henri-Frédéric Amiel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Das minhas quatorze mil páginas de Diário, que se salvem. Diario intimo has 2 ratings and 1 review. Scrittore senza opera, Amiel (Ginevra ) ha fatto di quell’immane accumulazione di consideraz.

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Sep 21, Scott Harris rated it it was ok. This isolation inspired the one book by which Amiel is still known, the Journal Intime “Private Journal”which, published after his death, obtained a European reputation.

I have completed my journey with Henri. There were numerous untranslated passages in French and several in German, Spanish and Latin.

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After losing his parents at an early age, Amiel travelled widely, became intimate with the intellectual leaders of Europe, and made a special study of German philosophy in Berlin. He chose the former but seemed guilt-ridden for not pursuing the latter. As all of my facebook friends know, as Henri and I traveled together on the El everyday, I sometimes found his quotes so moving that I just had to share; Pithy tidbits as relevant now as they were then.

Amiel’s Journal by Henri-Frédéric Amiel

I will probably re-read it, or at least the hundreds of quotes in my Kindle clippings folder. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I would recommend an edition that at least footnotes the translations.


The tragedy of an intellectual who fell into Christian’s rhetoric in his 30s. Well, I had to stop after almost every journal entry and allow myself some reflection time.

His thought was religious and, fortunately, in a very open-minded way as he talked about following God’s will in a Christian way but still discussed the Eastern perspective as if it had valid meaning to him. Scrittore senza opera, Amiel Ginevra ha fatto di quell’immane accumulazione di considerazioni private che e’ il Journal; di quell’ammasso di parole senza struttura, il suo romanzo, il suo poema, la sua personale epica.

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Refresh and try again. Justin Benz rated it really liked it Jun 15, In between large chunks of convoluted digressions in a huge variety of topics he shares his – usually morose poetic – opinion on, you get a few insights of wisdom. In addition to the Journal, he produced several volumes of poetry and wrote studies on Erasmus, Madame de Stael and other writers. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Amiel’s Journal. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The journal was filled with insightful aphorisms about truth, society, and life in general.


HardcoverLarge printpages. Thank God he didn’t. Product details Paperback Publisher: In he was appointed professor of aesthetics at the academy of Geneva, and in became professor of moral philosophy.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Ana Rios marked it as to-read Nov 26, xiario And Henri and I do not always see eye to eye about everything, but he is a thoughtful and gentle philosopher so his antiquated ideas about women and democracy, I shrugged them off. Why did it take so long? Diario intimo by H. Reading this book took months, yet it only has pages!

Lists with This Book. Want to Read saving…. January 23, [He is slowly dying from bronchitis and asthma.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Read more Read less. Booster marked it as to-read Nov 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Finally he likes to discuss his faith and religion quite a bit and although I am not a believer he continues even on this topic to be a philosopher so I wasn’t put off by the expression of his feelings about how he believed how religion and faith improved his life and lives of others.