Comic Relief: Nietzsche's Gay Science

Comic Relief: Nietzsche's Gay Science

Kathleen Marie Higgins


This booklet deals a full of life and unorthodox research of Nietzsche by means of reading a overlooked element of his scholarly personality--his humorousness. whereas usually considered ponderous and depression, the Nietzsche of Higgins's learn is an incredibly refined and light-hearted author. She provides a detailed analyzing of The homosexual Science to teach how the varied literary hazards that Nietzsche takes display humor to be critical to his undertaking. Higgins argues that his use of humor is meant to dislodge readers from their traditional, somber detachment and to incite creative thinking.

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