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German Language

ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA/THUS S

ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA/THUS S

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Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen (Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None) is a philosophical novel by Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts between 1883 and 1885. Hard to categorise, the work is a treatise on philosophy, a masterly work of literature, in parts a collection of poetry and in others a parody of and amendment to the Bible. Consisting largely of speeches by the book's hero, prophet Zarathustra, the work's content extends across a mass of styles and subject matter. Nietzsche himself described the work as "the deepest ever written." Due to the complexity of Nietzsche's prose it is at times impossible to translate his ideas accurately. By reading Nietzsche's original text along with Common's classic English translation it is hoped that the reader can better understand this dense work.
DIE VERWANDLUNG - METAMORPHOSI

DIE VERWANDLUNG - METAMORPHOSI

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Die Verwandlung, Metamorphosis, is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It has been cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is studied in colleges and universities across the Western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a large, monstrous insect-like creature. The cause of Samsa's transformation is never revealed, and Kafka never did give an explanation. This volume contains Kafka's original German text facing a modern English translation.
JENSEITS VON GUT UND B?SE/BEYO

JENSEITS VON GUT UND B?SE/BEYO

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Jenseits von Gut und Böse was written by Friedrich Nietzsche and first published in 1886.It draws on and expands the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but with a more critical and polemical approach.In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality. Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just a different expression of the same basic impulses that find more direct expression in the evil man.This volume combines Nietzsche's original prose and Helen Zimmern's classic translation.
SIDDHARTHA: EINE INDISHCE DICH

SIDDHARTHA: EINE INDISHCE DICH

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SIDDHARTHA: EINE INDISCHE DICHTUNG

von Hermann Hesse

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