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By Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Norton, Robert Edward; Bertram, Ernst; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

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First released in 1918, Ernst Bertram's Nietzsche: try out at a Mythology considerably formed clone of Nietzsche for the new release among the wars. It gained the Nietzsche Society's first prize and used to be well-liked through luminous contemporaries together with André Gide, Hermann Hesse, Gottfried Benn, and Thomas Mann. even supposing translated into French in 1932, the booklet was once by no means translated into English following the decline of Nietzsche's and Bertram's reputations after 1945. Now, with Nietzsche's value for twentieth-century idea undisputed, the paintings by means of one among his so much influential interpreters can finally be learn in English.

Employing a perspectival strategy encouraged via Nietzsche himself, Bertram constructs a densely layered portrait of the philosopher that exhibits him riven by way of deep and eventually irresolvable cultural, historic, and mental conflicts. without delay lyrical and very probing, richly advanced but thematically coherent, Bertram's ebook is a masterpiece in a forgotten culture of highbrow biography.

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I was fortunate to have been able to work at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv in Marbach am Neckar, which houses Ernst Bertram’s Nachlaß, or literary estate, in the summer of 2005. This collection houses many treasures relating to Bertram’s eventful life and career that would repay careful study. My thanks go to the director of the archive, Dr. Ulrich Raulff, who hosted my stay and invited me to give a lecture on the project, as well as to the Humboldt Foundation, which provided funds to support it.

No less than in previous eras, if today a myth wants to assert itself, our watchful and vigilant intellect is still constrained by inescapable bonds. Any time, however, an individuality lives on, continuing beyond the threshold of a personal life, we are witnessing, as Jakob Burckhardt says, magic, a religious process, and as such one that is impervious to any mechanical or rational intervention. The most significant external characteristic of this process is that it is unscientific, unphilological in every respect.

21 It is true that Zarathustra, by contrast, knows that it is dangerous to be an heir. But, for him, danger ennobles, danger legitimizes, it proves, gives evidence of value, danger is value. The danger of inheritance: that is for Nietzsche nothing other than the happiness, the distinction of inheritance. This double feeling for heredity—that to be an heir is a blessing and a danger, that every heir is privileged and marked—is combined in a completely unparalleled fashion with Nietzsche’s peculiarly strong and willfully emphatic sense of family.

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