Godwin on Wollstonecraft: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft by by Richard Holmes, William Godwin

By Richard Holmes, William Godwin

Publish 12 months note: First released January twenty first 2010
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LIVES THAT by no means develop OLD

This certain sequence – pb]edited via Richard Holmes[/b] – recovers the good classical culture of English biography. each booklet is a biographical masterpiece – nonetheless exciting to learn and vividly alive.

The thinker William Godwin fell in love with and married the novel feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, merely to wait her deathbed (giving start to their baby, the overdue Mary Shelley). Heartbroken, Godwin instantly close himself up in his learn and wrote this intensely relocating biography. actual to his philosophical trust in absolute sincerity, Godwin coolly describes Wollstonecraft’s past amorous affairs, her time in progressive Paris, her illegitimate baby, and her suicide makes an attempt. The publication virtually wrecked either their reputations, yet can now be visible as a masterpiece of indiscretion and human honesty

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By this time, of course, he had been in Basle for three years in his professorial appointment - which he owed almost entirely to his former tutor, Ritschl. As already indicated, Nietzsche's accepted place as valued guest in the Ritschl family became a firm pattern for many later friendships in Basle, with the Miaskowski family, Jakob and Louise Bachofen (the latter one year younger than Nietzsche; her husband was twenty years older than she), Reinhart and Irene von Seydlitz and of course, with some notoriety, with the Wagners.

97-106; Bernoulli, II, pp. 79-86; Karl Reinhardt, Nietzsches Klage der Ariadne (Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann: 1936); Erich F. Podach, Ein Blick in die Notizbücher Nietzsches: Ewige Wiederkunft, 'Wille zur Macht, Ariadne (A Look at Nietzsche's Notebooks: Eternal Recurrence, Will to Power, Ariadne) (Heidelberg: Rothe, 1963); Podach is critical of Reinhardt's interpretation which, he says (p. 169), is based on a spurious text - a "Satyrspiel" not found in the archives. Cosima Wagner (1837-1930) 33 von Biilow: though the paternity of Eva was for some time disputed),59 Cosima was heavily pregnant with Siegfried when Nietzsche first met her on 17 May 1869.

Helene Stöcker, "Friedrich Nietzsche und die Frauen" in Bühne und Welt, 6, no. 20, Berlin 1904, 857-60, p. 859. Pletsch, p. 94. Siegfried Mandel, "Nietzsche and the Jews"; paper read to the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, Third Annual Conference of the Society at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham, London, 24 April 1993. 32 Chapter One: Family and Friends with Lou Salomé. Ida Overbeck, a conventional woman in many- respects, distinguished herself by speaking out plainly against Nietzsche's misogyny, but like Malwida von Meysenbug (see Chapter Three, n.

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