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Birth of Tragedy

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ISBN-10: 0199540144

ISBN-13: 9780199540143

Edition: 2008

Authors: Friedrich Nietzsche, Douglas Smith, Douglas Smith, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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In The Birth of Tragedy Nietzsche expounds on the origins of Greek tragedy and its relevance to the German culture of its time. He declares it to be the expression of a culture which has achieved a delicate but powerful balance between Dionysian insight into the chaos and suffering which underlies all existence and the discipline and clarity of rational Apollonian form. In order to promote a return to these values, Nietzsche critiques complacent rationalism of late nineteenth-century German culture and makes an impassioned plea for the regenerative potential of the music of Wagner. A wide ranging discussion of the nature of art, science, and religion, The Birth of Tragedy's argument raises…    
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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594