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Nietzsche and Metaphor - Sarah Kofman

Nietzsche and Metaphor

By: Sarah Kofman, Duncan Large (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st December 2000
ISBN: 9780485120981
Number Of Pages: 288

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This book addresses the question of metaphor in Nietzsche. It provides an unusual reading of Nietzsche's ideas (particularly of the central concept of "will to power") and an incisive method for investigating his style. Developing work on Nietzsche undertaken by Derrida and the post-structuralists, Kofman shows how Nietzsche's style influences his ideas and how these ideas are to be understood. Since its first publication in France in 1972, this work has been a major influence on readings of Nietzsche and this English-language translation should be widely welcomed. Sarah Kofman's translated works include "The Enigma of Women: Women in Freud's Writings" (1985), "The Childhood of Art" (1988) and "Freud and Fiction" (1991).

Translator's Introductionp. vii
Translator's Notep. xli
Abbreviationsp. xliii
Editions of Nietzsche's Worksp. xliii
Editions of Other Worksp. xlv
Translator's Acknowledgementsp. xlvi
An Unheard-of and Insolent Philosophyp. 1
Metaphor, Symbol, Metamorphosisp. 6
Music, the Privileged Artp. 6
The Strategic Status of Metaphorp. 13
The Rehabilitation of Metaphorp. 17
The Pre-Socratic Modelp. 18
The Forgetting of Metaphorp. 23
The Originary Metaphorical Activityp. 23
The Artistic Paradigmp. 27
The Rhetorical Paradigmp. 32
The Conceptp. 35
Concept and Languagep. 36
Concept and Principle of Reasonp. 37
The Metaphors for Metaphorp. 40
Genesis of the Concept and Genesis of Justicep. 42
Forgetting, the Product of a Perspectival Shiftp. 49
The Role of the Priestp. 51
Morality, the Ally of Logicp. 56
Metaphorical Architecturesp. 59
Architects' Good and Bad Tastep. 60
The Beehivep. 61
The Tower, the Bastion, the Strongholdp. 64
The Egyptian Pyramid and the Roman Columbariump. 66
The Spiderp. 69
Saturnaliap. 74
Nakedness, Dressp. 81
Proper, Appropriation, Propertyp. 82
History, Etymology, Genealogyp. 86
The Original Text, Homo Naturap. 92
Writing, Readingp. 101
To Have a Thousand Eyesp. 101
Vertigop. 108
Misunderstandingp. 112
Genealogy, Interpretation, Textp. 120
Author's Acknowledgementsp. 146
Notesp. 147
Sarah Kofman: A Complete Bibliography, 1963-1993p. 191
Index of Nietzsche's Works Citedp. 208
General Indexp. 214
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ISBN: 9780485120981
ISBN-10: 0485120984
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st December 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1

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