The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music
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|Book||The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music|
|Author||Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Michael Tanner, Shaun|
|Number of Pages||160|
|Dimensions||7.55 x 5.29 x 0.4 inches|
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Very interesting insights. His reading of tragedy is absolutely superb, although I think there is a little irony in conceptualising the dinoyesian. I like that he privileged music above other forms; it seems intuitively true. I also think this whole 'hatred of rationality' shite is... well, shit....
The author, who certainly knew his Greek history, argues that early classical Greek tragedies (i.e. written by Aeschylus and Sophocles) demonstrated an heroic effort to understand and affirm human suffering and existence in a meaningless world. Greek culture was a blend between the Apollonian and...
This is less a review than ponderings and comments after having finished the book.Could it legitimately be argued that, as in Western culture individualism is increasingly valued, the necessity for Dionysian communal frenzy becomes increasingly imperative for psychological wholeness? Hence, for e...
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