Young Nietzsche: Becoming a Genius

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Simon and Schuster, 1992 - 261 pages
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Provocative and ...persuasive...{Pletsch} has illuminated the process by which a gifted but awkward philology student became one of the modern world's most original thinkers... Deserves to be read...by anyone interested in the dynamics of creative influence and achievement.
 

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When I first came across this book in the bookstore I hesitated, but I am very glad I bought it. This is an excellent introduction to Nietzsche in general, but also as a study of genius. Pletsch is ... Read full review

Contents

TWO The Birth of a Genius?
17
three Without a Father
31
four Learning to Learn
46
SEVEN First Works
126
eight Struggle for Autonomy
159
nine Redefining Genius
205
Notes
219
Suggestionsfor Further Reading
249
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