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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) First publication, 1872: The Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music. Second Edition, 1878: few textual changes. Third edition, 1886: "Attempt at a Self-Criticism," and new title, The Birth of Tragedy Or: Hellenism and Pessimism See the complete text at Our text has the 1886 "Attempt at a Self-Criticism" 366-369 and then the first chapter of BT bottom 369-377 "German philosopher, who at the unprecedented age of 24 was appointed Professor of Classical Philology at Basle University. From the time of his visit to Tribschen the following year, he was a frequent and welcome guest at Wagner's house. His literary works were greatly admired by Wagner and Cosima, especially The Birth of Tragedy , which placed Wagner's art at the centre of Western culture. Nietzsche was fascinated and overwhelmed by the power of Wagner's music. The ambivalence of his attitude to Wagner began to appear in his essay, Richard Wagner in Bayreuth (1875-6). In
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