taedium vitae


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taedium vitae

(tē′dē-ŭm vē″tī) [L.]
Weariness of life, with suicidal inclination.
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With these, D'Annunzio intends to present "writing" as enraptured moments of discemment as well as of inscription, whereby escaping the "taedium vitae," he may conquer "death." Thus, in a kind of furor poeticus, through a synthesizing imaginative force, the poet wills himself into the deifying mode of the Icarus myth.
Such discussions begin with the descriptions of taedium vitae, luxuria and the horror loci supplied by Roman philosophers and writers such as Lucretius, Petronius and Seneca.
Judging by the dearth of primary sources the problem of chronic ennui (then termed taedium vitae) was not a major issue for classical writers and poets; other themes far and away predominated.
the classical conceptions of taedium vitae underwent certain crucial developments.
Y entonces es el vacio, el taedium vitae que un analisis despistado de nuestra sociedad descubriria sobre todo en los excesos de hoy, en los integrismos de toda laya, en fin, en el "mejor morir pronto" que recorre al mundo.