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Overman in the marketplace Nietzschean heroism in popular culture

Overman in the marketplace Nietzschean heroism in popular culture

Author: Ishay Landa
Publisher: Lanham, MD Lexington Books 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book explores the emergence and significance of 'a Nietzschean heroic model' in 20th-century popular culture, some notable examples of which are James Bond, Tarzan, and Hannibal Lecter.

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Named Person: Friedrich Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ishay Landa
ISBN: 0739119850 9780739119853
OCLC Number: 1087698974
Description: ix, 325 p. ill. 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Part I Chapter 2 Nietzsche, the Popular and the 'Grand Economy' Chapter 3 How to Tame a Bulldog: The Social Mission of the Nietzschean Hero Chapter 4 Popular Nietzscheanism: Aesthetics for Everyone and No One Part 5 Part II Chapter 6 Realism, Romanticism, Byronism: The Genealogy of the Nietzschean Hero Chapter 7 The Bourgeois Renaissance of Aristocratic Heroism Chapter 8 'The Joy of the Knife': Nietzschean Glorification of Crime
Responsibility: Ishay Landa.


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If one thinks that fascism was the only political Nietzscheanism of the 20th century, Ishay Landa's compelling and enthralling book reminds us of Nietzsche as a philosophical inspiration behind Read more...

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