By Søren Kierkegaard
Prefaces was once the final of 4 books via Søren Kierkegaard to seem inside weeks in June 1844. 3 Upbuilding Discourses and Philosophical Fragments have been released first, via the concept that of hysteria and its companion--published at the comparable day--the comically ironic Prefaces. offered as a suite of prefaces with out a ebook to stick with, this paintings is a satire on literary existence in nineteenth-century Copenhagen, a lampoon of Danish Hegelianism, and a prefiguring of Kierkegaard's ultimate collision with Danish Christendom.
Shortly after publishing Prefaces, Kierkegaard started to arrange Writing Sampler as a sequel. Writing Sampler considers a similar topics taken up in Prefaces yet in but a extra ironical and satirical vein. even though Writing Sampler remained unpublished in the course of his lifetime, it's offered the following as Kierkegaard initially anticipated it, within the corporation of Prefaces.