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Works highlighted in blue denote Nietzsche Circle Advisors.

    I. The Birth of Tragedy

  • Porter, James I. Nietzsche and the Philology of the Future. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000).

  • Porter, James I. The Invention of Dionysus: An Essay on The Birth of Tragedy. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000).

  • Sallis, John. Crossings: Nietzsche and the Space of Tragedy. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1991).

  • Silk, M.S. and J.P. Stern. Nietzsche on Tragedy. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981).

  • Soll, Ivan. "Pessimism and the Tragic View of Life: Reconsiderations of Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy" in Reading Nietzsche. (eds.) Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988), 104-131.

  • Wilamowitz-Möllendorff, Ulrich von. "Future Philology! A Reply to The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche," New Nietzsche Studies 4: 1/2, 2000, 1-32.

  • II. The Gay Science

  • Abbey, Ruth. Nietzsche's Middle Period. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

  • Allison, David B. Reading the New Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy, The Gay Science, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, and On the Genealogy of Morals. ( Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 2001), 71-110.

  • Higgins, Kathleen Marie. Comic Relief: Nietzsche's Gay Science. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000).

  • Schacht, Richard. "Nietzsche's Gay Science, Or, How to Naturalize Cheerfully," in Reading Nietzsche, ed. Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988), 68-86.

  • III. Thus Spoke Zarathustra

  • Cauchi, Francesca. Zarathustra contra Zarathustra: The Tragic Buffoon. (Aldershot, England; Brookfield, Vt: Ashgate, c1998.)

  • Gooding-Williams, Robert. Zarathustra's Dionysian Modernism. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001).

  • Forth, Christopher E. Zarathustra in Paris: the Nietzsche vogue in France, 1891 -1918. (Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, c2001).

  • Heidegger, Martin. "Who is Nietzsche's Zarathustra?" Tr. by Bernd Magnus, in The New Nietzsche: Contemporary Styles of Interpretation, ed. David B. Allison. (New York: Dell, 1977), 64-79.

  • Higgins, Kathleen Marie. Nietzsche's Zarathustra. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987).

  • Köhler, Joachim. Zarathustras Geheimnis: Friedrich Nietzsche und seine verschlüsselte Botschaft. (Noedlingen: Greno Verlag GmbH, 1989).

  • Lampert, Laurence. Nietzsche's Teaching: An Interpretation of Thus Spoke Zarathustra. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986).

  • Rosen, Stanley. The Mask of Enlightenment: Nietzsche's Zarathustra. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).

  • Seung, Tony K. Nietzsche's Epic of the Soul. Thus Spoke Zarathustra. (New York: Lexington Books. 2005).

  • IV. Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future

  • Lampert, Laurence. Nietzsche's Task: An Interpretation of Beyond Good and Evil. (New Haven: Yale University, 2001).

  • Lomax, J. Harvey. The Paradox of Philosophical Education. Nietzsche's New Nobility and the Eternal Recurrence in Beyond Good and Evil. (New York: Lexington Books. 2005).

  • Strauss, Leo. "Notes on the Plan of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil," Interpretation 3 (Winter 1973), 97-113.

  • Nehamas, Alexander. "Who are 'The Philosophers of the Future'?: A Reading of Beyond Good and Evil" in Reading Nietzsche. (ed.) Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988), 46-67.


  • Leiter, Brian. Nietzsche on Morality. (London and New York: Routledge, 2002).

  • Ridley, Aaron. Nietzsche's Conscience: Six Character Studies from the Genealogy. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998).

  • Schacht, Richard, ed. Nietzsche, Genealogy, Morality: Essays on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994).


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