The Invention of Dionysus (Hardcover)

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This book argues that The Birth of Tragedy, Nietzsche's first book, does not mark a rupture with his prior philosophical undertakings but is, in fact, continuous with them and with his later writings as well. It shows that many of the book's elements are reminiscent of Nietzsche's earlier revisions of philology and anticipate the later writings.

About the Author

James I. Porter is Associate Professor of Classical Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. He is the editor of Constructions of the Classical Body and the author of Nietzsche and the Philology of the Future (Stanford, 1999).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780804736992
ISBN-10: 0804736995
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
Pages: 240
Language: English