The birth of tragedy and the case of Wagner (Audiobook on CD, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The birth of tragedy and the case of Wagner

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Walter Kaufmann
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Summary:
The two books in this volume belong together in theme. The Birth of Tragedy, Nietzsche's first book, ends with a lengthy panegyric on the rebirth of tragedy in Wagner's opera's. In his "Attempt at a Self-Criticism," added as a preface to the "new edition" of 1886, Nietzsche regretted that he had "spoiled the grandiose Greek problem ... by introducing the most modern problems," and he explained that he had meanwhile  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Walter Kaufmann
OCLC Number: 68713199
Notes: Originally published: New York, Vintage Books, ©1967.
Translation of: Die Geburt der Tragödie, and Der Fall Wagner.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Translator's introduction --
Birth of Tragedy --
Translator's introduction --
Case of Wagner --
From Nietzsche's correspondence about the Case of Wagner.
Other Titles: Geburt der Tragödie.
Responsibility: by Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated, with commentary, by Walter Kaufmann.

Abstract:

The two books in this volume belong together in theme. The Birth of Tragedy, Nietzsche's first book, ends with a lengthy panegyric on the rebirth of tragedy in Wagner's opera's. In his "Attempt at a Self-Criticism," added as a preface to the "new edition" of 1886, Nietzsche regretted that he had "spoiled the grandiose Greek problem ... by introducing the most modern problems," and he explained that he had meanwhile come to see Wagner in a very different light. Two years later, in 1888, Nietzsche brought out the last book whose publication he himself experienced: The Case of Wagner. - unp

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