|Author||: Friedrich Nietzsche|
|Publisher||: Penguin UK|
|Total Pages||: 198|
|Rating||: 4/5 (92 Downloads)|
Download or read book The Birth of Tragedy written by Friedrich Nietzsche and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 1993 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents an argument for the necessity for art in life. This book is based on the author's enthusiasms for Greek tragedy, for the philosophy of Schopenhauer and for the music of Wagner. It outlines a distinction between two central forces: the Apolline, representing beauty and order, and the Dionysiac, a primal or ecstatic reaction to the sublime.