GMST 462

Nietzsche in the English-Speaking World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Examines the myths surrounding Friedrich Nietzsche's life and work. Investigates how Nietzsche was constructed in the English-speaking world as the mad genius, the anti-Semite and the proto-Nazi. Begins with Nietzsche's early reception in Europe and refers to literature, journalism, art and film.


  • No knowledge of German required.

Undergraduate course in Germanic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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