By Ernst Bertram,Robert E. Norton
First released in 1918, Ernst Bertram's Nietzsche: try at a Mythology considerably formed a twin of Nietzsche for the new release among the wars. It received the Nietzsche Society's first prize and was once well known via luminous contemporaries together with André Gide, Hermann Hesse, Gottfried Benn, and Thomas Mann. even if translated into French in 1932, the ebook 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 way of one in all his so much influential interpreters can finally be learn in English.
Employing a perspectival procedure encouraged by means of Nietzsche himself, Bertram constructs a densely layered portrait of the philosopher that exhibits him riven via deep and finally irresolvable cultural, old, and mental conflicts. straight away lyrical and very probing, richly complicated but thematically coherent, Bertram's e-book is a masterpiece in a forgotten culture of highbrow biography.
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