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Untimely aesthetics

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a critical comparison of Schiller's Ästhetische Briefe, and Nietzsche's Die Geburt der Tragödie
Abstract:

The thesis is two-fold. First, that Nietzsche's early writings owe more to Schiller than he subsequently wished to admit. This is demonstrated by evidence from Die Geburt der Tragödie and the Nachlass notes of the same period. Second, that there are tangible parallels of content and intent between Schiller's Ästhetische Briefe and Nietzsche's Die Geburt der Tragödie.

The thesis is not an 'influence study', although the issue is addressed. By examin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literature
Publication date:
1993
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602354859
URN:
uuid:28d4a61e-c4a5-45f6-a6c7-8f17052c47a6
Local pid:
td:602354859
Language:
English
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