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Nietzsche's Noontide Friend
Hough argues that Nietzsche's favorite way to describe the self is to use opposed pairs of metaphors. The sea and the land, the pursuit of archaeology and the "granite stratum" of the self, the child and pregnancy, are tropes he uses to show the self as both an active critic of culture and a creation of that culture. Noon and shadow exemplify this dual thinking. The free ...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published July 31st 1997 by Penn State University Press
(first published 1993)
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