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By Paul Bishop

ISBN-10: 1571137734

ISBN-13: 9781571137739

Nietzsche looms over sleek literature and notion; in accordance with Gottfried Benn, "everything my new release mentioned, idea via innerly; you'll be able to say: suffered; or you can actually even say: took to the purpose of exhaustion -- it all had already been stated . . . through Nietzsche; the entire relaxation was once simply exegesis." Nietzsche's effect on highbrow lifestyles this day is arguably as nice; witness a few of the societies, journals, and internet sites and the regular flow of papers, collections, and monographs.

This better half deals new essays from the easiest Nietzsche students, emphasizing the interrelatedness of his lifestyles and inspiration, eschewing a superficial biographical process yet taking heavily his declare that groovy philosophy is "the self-confession of its writer and one of those unintentional and unremarked memoir." every one essay examines an important paintings by way of Nietzsche; jointly, they provide a complicated creation for college kids of German stories, philosophy, and comparative literature in addition to for the lay reader.

Re-establishing the hyperlinks among Nietzsche's philosophical texts and their biographical heritage, the quantity indicators Nietzsche students and highbrow historians to the inner improvement of his notion and the classy building of his identification as a thinker.

Contributors:
Ruth Abbey, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Rebecca Bamford, Paul Bishop, Thomas H. Brobjer, Daniel W. Conway, Adrian Del Caro, Carol Diethe, Michael Allen Gillespie and Keegan F. Callanan, Laurence Lampert, Duncan huge, Martin Liebscher, Martine Prange, Alan D. Schrift.

Paul Bishop is Professor of German on the collage of Glasgow.

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16 Deussen, Erinnerungen an Friedrich Nietzsche, 24. 17 See Henry Walter Brann, Nietzsche und die Frauen (1931) (Bonn: Bouvier, 1978). 18 For discussion of Nietzsche’s time in Leipzig, see Ulf Heise, “Ei da ist ja auch Herr Nietzsche”: Leipziger Werdejahre eines Philosophen (Beucha: Sax-Verlag, 2000). 19 For further discussion, see Janz, Friedrich Nietzsche, 2:538 and 589. For the reference to Muthgen in Goethe’s diary entry of 25 March 1777, see Goethe, Werke: Weimarer Ausgabe, edited Johann Ludwig Gustav von Loeper, Erich Schmidt, Paul Raabe, im Auftrage der Großherzogin Sophie von Sachsen; 4 parts, 133 vols.

13 Förster-Nietzsche, Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsche’s, 1:105–6. 14 Förster-Nietzsche, Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsche’s, 1:208–9; Elisabeth FörsterNietzsche, Der junge Nietzsche (Leipzig: Kröner, 1912), 154–55. 15 Paul Deussen, Erinnerungen an Friedrich Nietzsche (Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1901), 22–23. 16 Deussen, Erinnerungen an Friedrich Nietzsche, 24. 17 See Henry Walter Brann, Nietzsche und die Frauen (1931) (Bonn: Bouvier, 1978). 18 For discussion of Nietzsche’s time in Leipzig, see Ulf Heise, “Ei da ist ja auch Herr Nietzsche”: Leipziger Werdejahre eines Philosophen (Beucha: Sax-Verlag, 2000).

It was here that he came to know and value antiquity profoundly and to learn Latin and Greek as well as the method of historical criticism and of textual interpretation in general. These major influences are visible in many concrete instances. His favorite author at this time, Friedrich Hölderlin, with his contempt for German philistines and love of Greek culture, was probably a stimulus for Nietzsche’s own self-development and view of himself; Nietzsche was also very fond of Byron and Shakespeare.

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