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The Untimely Dialectic

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Nietzsche does not despise the dialectic, as so many of his readers assume. Rather, as this chapter shows, Nietzsche, in his Birth of Tragedy, goes to great lengths to avoid simplifying dialectical ... More


Nietzsche's Emerging Internal Realism

Tsarina Doyle

in Nietzsche on Epistemology and Metaphysics: The World in View

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628070
eISBN:
9780748652594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628070.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Friedrich Nietzsche's early writings. It argues that his later views regarding the perspectival yet objective character of our knowledge were present in an embryonic form in his ... More


Metonymy, Metaphor, and Perception: De Man and Nietzsche

Harry Berger

in Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257478
eISBN:
9780823261550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257478.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In his book Allegories of Reading, Paul de Man reviews Friedrich Nietzsche's notion that the paradigmatic structure of language is rhetorical instead of representational. This chapter presents ... More


Body of Thought: Immanence and Carolee Schneemann

Ron Broglio

in Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter further delves into the Baconian notion of cutting open and consuming the animal body and relates it to the figure of Dionysus. It looks into Carolee Schneemann’s works, highlighting ... More


Ibsen on History and Life: in a Nietzschean Light

Kristin Gjesdal

in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190467876
eISBN:
9780190467913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467876.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic oeuvre opens with a handful of historical plays, located in ancient Rome as well as a grand, almost mythological past in Norway. Hedda Gabler, however, presents us with an ... More


Tragedy and Tradition (Ghosts)

Kristin Gjesdal

in The Drama of History: Ibsen, Hegel, Nietzsche

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190070762
eISBN:
9780190070793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070762.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

“Tragedy and Tradition” explores the transition from Hegelianism to Nietzscheanism among Scandinavian intellectuals. Toward the late 1870s, Nietzsche’s work gradually gained traction among ... More


Allegories of Reading: Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Paul de Man discusses his plan to complete a book entitled Allegories of Reading. The book offers a reading of four important authors — Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Maria Rilke, ... More


A Letter from Paul de Man (1982)

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1982 letter, published in the journal Critical Inquiry, Paul de Man responds to Stanley Corngold's essay ‘Error in Paul de Man’. According to de Man, he welcomes the opportunity to set the ... More


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