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Thus spake Zarathustra

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Thomas Common
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, [19--]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
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Uses the Persian religious leader Zarathustra to voice the author's views, including the introduction of the controversial doctrine of the Ubermensch, or "superman," a term later perverted by Nazi propagandists. A quasi-biblical style is employed to inspire readers to become more than they have been and to transcend the limitations of conventional morality. --From publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Thomas Common
OCLC Number: 1429051
Notes: Translation of: Also sprach Zarathustra.
Description: 325 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: First part --
Zarathustra's prologue --
Zarathustra's discourses --
The three metamorphoses --
The academic chairs of virtue --
Backworldsmen --
The despisers of the body --
Joys and passions --
The pale criminal --
Reading and writing --
The tree on the hill --
The preachers of death --
War and warriors --
The new idol --
The flies in the market-place --
Chastity --
The friend --
The thousand and one goals --
Neighbor-love --
The way of the creating one --
Old and young women --
The bite of the adder --
Child and marriage --
Voluntary death --
The bestowing virtue --
The child with the mirror --
In the happy isles --
The pitiful --
The priests --
The virtuous --
The rabble --
The tarantulas --
The famous wise ones --
The night-song --
The dance-song --
The grave-song --
Self-surpassing --
The sublime ones --
The land of culture --
Immaculate perception --
Scholars --
Poets --
Great events --
The soothsayer --
Redemption --
Manly prudence --
The stillest hour --
The wanderer --
The vision and the enigma --
Involuntary bliss --
Before sunrise --
The bedwarfing virtue --
On the Olive Mount --
On passing-by --
The apostates --
The return home --
The three evil things --
The spirit of gravity --
Old and new tables --
The convalescent --
The great longing --
The second dance-song --
The seven seals --
The honey sacrifice --
The cry of distress --
Talk with the kings --
The leech --
The magician --
Out of service --
The ugliest man --
The voluntary beggar --
The shadow --
Noon-tide --
The greeting --
The supper --
The higher man --
The song of melancholy --
Science --
Among daughters of the desert --
The awakening --
The ass-festival --
The drunken song --
The sign.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Also sprach Zarathustra.
Responsibility: by Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated by Thomas Common.

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Uses the Persian religious leader Zarathustra to voice the author's views, including the introduction of the controversial doctrine of the Ubermensch, or "superman," a term later perverted by Nazi propagandists. A quasi-biblical style is employed to inspire readers to become more than they have been and to transcend the limitations of conventional morality. --From publisher's description.

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