The Resource The birth of tragedy, (ebook)

The birth of tragedy, (ebook)

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The birth of tragedy
Title
The birth of tragedy
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Language
eng
Summary
Among the most influential philosophers of modern times, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) declared in this classic study that Greek tragedy achieved greatness through a fusion of elements of Apollonian restraint and control with Dionysian components of passion and the irrational. In Nietzsche's eyes, however, Greek tragedy had been destroyed by the rationalism and optimism of thinkers like Socrates. Nevertheless, he found in these ancient works the life-affirming concept that existence is still beautiful, however grim and depressing it may sometimes be. These and many other ideas are argued with passionate conviction in this challenging book, called by British classicist F. M. Cornford "a work of profound imaginative insight, which left the scholarship of a generation toiling in the rear."
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Midwest
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1844-1900
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Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Dewey number
111.85
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Tragic, The
  • Ethics
  • Music
  • Aesthetics
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adult
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The birth of tragedy, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780486111445
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11602629
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remote
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11602629
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MWT11602629
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The birth of tragedy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486111445
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602629
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602629
System control number
MWT11602629
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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