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    Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One is (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)(English / German) By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale, Introduction by Michael Tanner

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    DescriptionIn late 1888, only weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche (1844 1900) set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one of the most intriguing yet bizarre examples of the genre ever written. In this extraordinary work Nietzsche traces his life, work and development as a philosopher, examines the heroes he has identified with, struggled against and then overcome Schopenhauer, Wagner, Socrates, Christ and predicts the cataclysmic impact of his forthcoming revelation of all values'. Both self-celebrating and self-mocking, penetrating and strange, Ecce Homo gives the final, definitive expression to Nietzsche's main beliefs and is in every way his last testament.


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    Title
    Ecce Homo
    Subtitle
    How One Becomes What One is
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale, Introduction by Michael Tanner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 141
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140445152
    ISBN 10: 0140445153
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: HPC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18, CULT/GERMNY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET060
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/GERMAN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: PHI016000
    Abridged Dewey: 193
    DC22: 193
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    B&T Approval Code: A10204048
    BIC subject category V2: JMA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO009000, PHI006000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: B3316.N54 A3413 1992
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: B3316.N54
    Thema V1.0: QDH, DNB, VSP, JMA
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 April 1993
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Frederich Nietzsche (1844-1900) became the chair of classical philology at Basel University at the age of 24 until his bad health forced him to retire in 1879. He divorced himself from society until his final collapse in 1899 when he became insane. He died in 1900. R.J. Hollingdale translated 11 of Nietzsche's books and published 2 books about him.