Nietzsche on Tragedy and the Psychology of Art (Part Two)
The second installment of three for our discussion of Friedrich Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy (1872). In this part we discuss how tragedy, folk music, and other arts might embody the Dionysian (an unconscious, chaotic force) vs. the Apollonian (a focus on beautiful surface-level forms) and why tragedy is supposed to be so awesome.
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