Canetti and Nietzsche

Canetti and Nietzsche

Theories of Humor in Die Blendung

eBook - 1997
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Univ of New York Press
This first full-length study investigates the profound implications of the peculiarly original sense of humor found in Elias Canetti's single novel--a facetiousness, understood in a Nietzschean sense, as a revolutionary aesthetic.



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Murphy (German and comparative literature, U. of Warwick) offers an unorthodox reading of Elias Canetti's (1905-94) only published novel, Die Blendung (1935) known in English as The Tower of Babel or Auto-de-FT . She finds the key to understanding it in Nietzsche's theory of great art as providing the greatest service to life. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780585063850
0585063850
0791431347
0791431339
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 444 p.)

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