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Author D'Iorio, Paolo, author

Title Nietzsche's journey to Sorrento : genesis of the philosophy of the free spirit / Paolo d'Iorio ; translated by Sylvia Mae Gorelick
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
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Contents Introduction: becoming a philosopher -- Traveling South -- A stateless man's passport -- Night train through Mont Cenis -- The camels of Pisa -- Naples: first revelation of the South -- "The school of educators" at the Villa Rubinacci -- Richard Wagner in Sorrento -- The monastery of free spirits -- Dreaming of the dead -- Walks on the land of the sirens -- The carnival of Naples -- Mithras at Capri -- Sorrentiner papiere -- Rée-alism and the chemical combinations of atoms -- The logic of dreams -- An epicurean in Sorrento -- Sacred music on an African background -- The sun of knowledge and the ground of things -- The blessed isles -- The bells of Genoa and Nietzschean epiphanies -- Epiphanies -- The value of human things -- Crossed geneses -- The azure bell of innocence -- Zarathustra's night song -- Epilogue to the bell -- Torna a Surriento
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Travel -- Italy -- Sorrento.
Form Electronic book
Author Gorelick, Sylvia, translator
ISBN 022628865X (electronic bk.)
9780226288659 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Voyage de Nietzsche à Sorrente. English