“It is a face that has ‘glimpsed into the abyss’ and never recovered from it.” Note: This essay examines the notion of “serenity” as it appears in section 9 of[…]
Author: Dina Kassir
Dina Kassir holds a master's degree in philosophy from the American University of Beirut. She wrote her thesis on Walter Benjamin's theory of language and worked in Beirut as a journalist for various publications until forced to emigrate to the U.S. in the midst of the civil war. She reads Nietzsche in her spare time and professes to have a "little crush" on Baudelaire.