Jenny Diski: Nietzsche’s Bad Sister
25 September 2003
Show More Nietzsche’s Sister and the Will to Power: A Biography of Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche by Carol Diethe.
Illinois, 214 pp., £26, July 2003, 0 252 02826 0Show More
“... Ronald Hayman, J.P. Stern, Michael Tanner, Rüdiger Bittner, Walter Kaufmann, Leslie Chamberlain and, yes, even Nietzsche on Nietzsche, Ben MacIntyre on Elisabeth’s Paraguayan adventure, and H.F.Peters on Lou Andreas-Salomé (some of the detail below is from these books rather than Diethe’s). Diethe’s answer to the question of why Elisabeth so corrupted Nietzsche’s work teeters between a half ...”