“In this book, Kierkegaard seems to be compulsively returning to the experience of his broken relationship with Regine Olsen and trying to re-tell and work through the story. Kierkegaard writes about the broken engagement, and even reproduces word-for-word the note he sent to Regine when he returned her ring. So, it’s very autobiographical. The prose is also beautiful: it’s the work of an experienced writer. It has been neglected, partly because of its difficulty, but it’s worth making an effort with it.” Read more...
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