"In the vast literature of love, The Seducer's Diary is an intricate curiosity--a feverishly intellectual attempt to reconstruct an erotic failure as a pedagogic success, a wound masked as a boast," observes John Updike in his foreword to Soren Kierkegaard's narrative. This work, a chapter from Kierkegaard's first major volume, Either/Or, springs from his relationship with his fiancee, Regine Olsen. Kierkegaard fell in love with the young woman, ten years his junior, proposed to her, but then broke off their engagement a ...

The Seducer's Diary 2013, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The Seducer's Diary 2008, Penguin Books, London, England

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The Seducer's Diary 2007, Penguin Classics, London

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The Seducer's Diary 1997, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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