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Author Foster, John Burt, 1945-, author
Title Heirs to Dionysus : a Nietzschean current in literary modernism / John Burt Foster, Jr
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1981
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  809.91 F8145 1981    AVAILABLE    30500100470759
Descript xiv, 474 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Influence as transformation, Nietzsche as influence -- Nietzsche's legacy to the modernists -- Polaristic thinking -- Psychologies of inadequacy and creativity -- Cultural crisis -- Power and life -- From Nietzsche to the savage god: an early appropriation by the young Gide and Mann -- Holding forth against Nietzsche: D.H. Lawrence's novels from Women in love to The plumed serpent -- Crystal and star -- Crisis and life-affirmation -- Quest for power -- Preceded by Nietzsche's madness: Malraux as a novelist in Man's fate and The walnut trees of the Altenburg -- Temptation of the west -- Voice of the throat -- Apocalypse of humanity -- Enter the devil: Nietzsche's presence in Doctor Faustus -- Transformations of Dionysus -- Bourgeois humanism and aesthetic politics -- Between Homo Dei and Nietzsche
Subject Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Influence
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Modernism (Literature)
Philosophy in literature
Modernism [Literature]
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