Crossings : Nietzsche and the space of tragedy / John Sallis.

"Boldly contesting recent scholarship, Sallis argues that The Birth of Tragedy is a rethinking of art at the limit of metaphysics. His close reading focuses on the complexity of the Apollinian/Dionysian dyad and on the crossing of these basic art impulses in tragedy. "Sallis effectively ca...

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Main Author: Sallis, John, 1938- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
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Summary:"Boldly contesting recent scholarship, Sallis argues that The Birth of Tragedy is a rethinking of art at the limit of metaphysics. His close reading focuses on the complexity of the Apollinian/Dionysian dyad and on the crossing of these basic art impulses in tragedy. "Sallis effectively calls into question some commonly accepted and simplistic ideas about Nietzsche's early thinking and its debt to Schopenhauer, and proposes alternatives that are worth considering."--Richard Schacht, Times Literary Supplement"--Publisher description.
Physical Description:x, 158 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0226734366
9780226734361
0226734374
9780226734378
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