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By Kathleen Marie Higgins

This publication deals a full of life and unorthodox research of Nietzsche through analyzing a missed point of his scholarly personality--his humorousness. whereas usually regarded as ponderous and depression, the Nietzsche of Higgins's research is an incredibly refined and light-hearted author. She offers an in depth interpreting of The homosexual technology to teach how the varied literary hazards that Nietzsche takes demonstrate humor to be significant to his venture. Higgins argues that his use of humor is meant to dislodge readers from their ordinary, somber detachment and to incite resourceful pondering.

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The adventures of knighthood were to be accompanied by thoughts of the lady, and pursued as part of the quest of winning her admiration. 21 The idealized beloved of a knight was almost never his wife. Most often she belonged to someone else, and love was expressed secretively (sometimes NIETZSCHE S NURSERY RHYMES 1C, physically). Marriage was considered an obligatory arrangement, while the love of the knight and his lady was free and spiritually ennobling. "22 Nietzsche's admiration for these emphases of the troubadours' era is evident in the opening rhymes, of The Gay Science, which emphasize each of the themes I have highlighted.

In the sweat of our brow we should eat our bread? Good doctors don't allow The Dog Star twinkles now. Eating while in a sweat. The Dog Star twinkles now. Of what is this a sign? 41 NIETZSCHE S NURSERY RHYMES 25 Besides these poems that directly mention medicine, others from Nietzsche's preface are reminiscent of Goethe's doctor's role. The opening rhyme, "Einladung" (Invitation), is particularly interesting in this regard, both for its resonance with Goethe's singspiel, and for the hints it offers about Nietzsche's own purposes.

80 Third, the praying apostate opts to abandon his own lights for the sake of community, however squalid: For everywhere I smell little hidden communities; and wherever there are closets there are new canters praying inside and the fog of canters.... Or they learn to play the harp with pious pleasure—from a composer of songs who would like to harp himself right into die hearts of young females . . 8 I Nietzsche's criticisms of prayer in Zarathustra focus on its function as a symptom or reinforcement of disease.

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