The Birth Of Tragedy

The Birth Of Tragedy

by Friedrich Nietzsche
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The Birth Of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche

Whatever might have been be the basis for this dubious book, it must have been a question of the utmost importance and charm, as well as a deeply personal one. Testimony to that effect is the time in which it arose (in spite of which it arose), that disturbing era of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71. While the thunderclap of the Battle of Worth was reverberating across Europe, the meditative lover of enigmas whose lot it was to father this book sat somewhere in a corner of the Alps, extremely reflective and perplexed (thus simultaneously very distressed and carefree) and wrote down his thoughts concerning the Greeks, the kernel of that odd and difficult book to which this later preface (or postscript) should be dedicated.

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ISBN-13: 9781595479297
Publisher: NuVision Publications
Publication date: 04/11/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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The Birth of Tragedy (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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A masterpiece from a master. This book is a wonderful master piece on the workings of art and it's creation based on two fundamental  forces that drives our lives. 
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