Friedrich Nietzsche bibliography

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This is a list of writings and other compositions by Friedrich Nietzsche.

Works by Nietzsche[edit]

Writings and philosophy[edit]

  • Aus meinem Leben, 1858 (From My Life)
  • Über Musik, 1858 (On Music)
  • Napoleon III als Praesident, 1862 (Napoleon III as a President)
  • Fatum und Geschichte, 1862 (Fate and History)
  • Willensfreiheit und Fatum, 1862 (Free Will and Fate)
  • Kann der Neidische je wahrhaft glücklich sein?, 1863 (Can the Envious Ever Be Truly Happy?)
  • Über Stimmungen, 1864 (On Tendencies)
  • Mein Leben, 1864 (My Life)
  • Homer und die klassische Philologie, 1868 (Homer and the Classical Philology)
  • Über die Zukunft unserer Bildungsanstalten, 1872 (On the Future of our Seminaries)
  • Fünf Vorreden zu fünf ungeschriebenen Büchern, 1872 (Five Prefaces on Five Unwritten Books) comprising:
  1. Über das Pathos der Wahrheit (On the Pathos of Truth)
  2. Gedanken über die Zukunft unserer Bildungsanstalten (Thoughts on the Future of Our Educational Institutions)
  3. Der griechische Staat (The Greek State)
  4. Das Verhältnis der Schopenhauerischen Philosophie zu einer deutschen Cultur (The Relation between a Schopenhauerian Philosophy and a German Culture)
  5. Homers Wettkampf (Homer's Contest)
  1. David Strauss: der Bekenner und der Schriftsteller, 1873 (David Strauss: the Confessor and the Writer)
  2. Vom Nutzen und Nachtheil der Historie für das Leben, 1874 (On the Use and Abuse of History for Life)
  3. Schopenhauer als Erzieher, 1874 (Schopenhauer as Educator)
  4. Richard Wagner in Bayreuth, 1876

Major English translations[edit]

The Greek Music Drama, 1870[edit]

  • The Greek Music Drama, trans. Paul Bishop, intro by Jill Marsden. Contra Mundum Press, 2013, ISBN 9780983697275

The Birth of Tragedy, 1872[edit]

The Untimely Meditations, 1873–6[edit]

Human, All Too Human, 1878[edit]

The Dawn, 1881[edit]

The Gay Science, 1882, 1887[edit]

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1883–5[edit]

Beyond Good and Evil, 1886[edit]

On the Genealogy of Morals, 1887[edit]

  • in: 'Basic Writings of Nietzsche', trans. Walter Kaufmann, Modern Library, 2000, ISBN 0-679-78339-3
  • in: 'On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo', trans. Walter Kaufmann and R. J. Hollingdale, Vintage, 1989, ISBN 0-679-72462-1
  • in: 'The Birth of Tragedy & the Genealogy of Morals', trans. Francis Golffing, Anchor Books, 1956, ISBN 0-385-09210-5
  • as 'On the Genealogy of Morality', trans. Maudemarie Clark and Alan J. Swensen, Hackett Publishing Company, 1998, ISBN 0-87220-283-6
  • in: 'On the Genealogy of Morality and Other Writings', trans. Carol Diethe, Cambridge University Press, 1994, ISBN 0-521-40610-2 (also contains: 'The Greek State', 1872 and 'Homer on Competition', 1872)
  • as 'On the Genealogy of Morals', trans. Douglas Smith, Oxford University Press, 1996, ISBN 0-19-283617-X (paperback)

The Case of Wagner, 1888[edit]

  • in: 'Basic Writings of Nietzsche', trans. Walter Kaufmann, Modern Library, 2000, ISBN 0-679-78339-3
  • in: 'The Birth of Tragedy and the Case of Wagner', trans. Walter Kaufmann, Vintage, 1967, ISBN 0-394-70369-3
  • in: 'The Anti-Christ, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols and Other Writings', trans. Judith Norman, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-521-01688-6 (also contains: 'The Case of Wagner', 1888 and 'Nietzsche contra Wagner', 1888)

Twilight of the Idols, 1888[edit]

The Antichrist, 1888[edit]

Ecce Homo, 1888[edit]

Nietzsche contra Wagner, 1888[edit]

  • in: 'The Portable Nietzsche', trans. Walter Kaufmann, Penguin, 1977, ISBN 0-14-015062-5
  • in: 'The Anti-Christ, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols and Other Writings', trans. Judith Norman, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-521-01688-6 (also contains: 'The Case of Wagner', 1888 and 'Nietzsche contra Wagner', 1888)

The Will to Power and other posthumous collections[edit]

Philology[edit]

  • De fontibus Laertii Diogenii
  • Über die alten hexametrischen Nomen
  • Über die Apophthegmata und ihre Sammler
  • Über die literarhistorischen Quellen des Suidas
  • Über die Quellen der Lexikographen

Poetry[edit]

Music[edit]

This is not a complete list. A title not dated was composed during the same year as the title preceding it. Further information for many of the works listed below may be found at this site annotated within the time of their composition and this site (both depict Nietzsche's musical thought and development). Most pieces available for listening are excerpts.
  • Allegretto, for piano, before 1858, listen
  • Hoch tut euch auf, chorus, December 1858
  • Einleitung (trans: Introduction), piano duet
  • Phantasie, piano duet, December 1859
  • Miserere, chorus for 5 voices, summer 1860
  • Einleitung (or: Entwürfe zu einem Weihnachtsoratorium), oratorio on piano, December 1861
  • Hüter, ist die Nacht bald hin?, chorus (in fragments)
  • Presto, piano duet
  • Overture for Strings (?)
  • Aus der Tiefe rufe ich (?)
  • String Quartet Piece (?)
  • Schmerz ist der Grundton der Natur (?)
  • Einleitung, orchestral overture for piano
  • Mein Platz vor der Tur, NWV 1, solo voice and piano, autumn 1861, listen
  • Heldenklage, piano, 1862
  • Klavierstuck, piano
  • Ungarischer Marsch, piano
  • Zigeunertanz, piano
  • Edes titok (or: Still und ergeben), piano
  • Aus der Jugendzeit, NWV 8, solo voice and piano, summer 1862, listen
  • So lach doch mal, piano, August 1862
  • Da geht ein Bach, NWV 10b, listen
  • Im Mondschein auf der Puszta, piano, September 1862
  • Ermanarich, piano, September 1862
  • Mazurka, piano, November 1862
  • Aus der Czarda, piano, November 1862, listen
  • Das zerbrochene Ringlein, NWV 14, May 1863, listen
  • Albumblatt, piano, August 1863
  • Wie sich Rebenranken schwingen, NWV 16, summer 1863, voice and piano, listen
  • Nachlang einer Sylvestenacht, duet for violin and piano, January 2 1864, listen
  • Beschwörung, NWV 20, listen
  • Nachspiel, NWV 21, listen
  • Ständchen, NWV 22
  • Unendlich, NWV 23, listen
  • Verwelkt, NWV 24, listen
  • Ungewitter, NWV 25, 1864, listen
  • Gern und gerner, NWV 26, listen
  • Das Kind an die erloschene Kerze, NWV 27, listen
  • Es winkt und neigt sich, NWV 28, listen
  • Die junge Fischerin, NWV 29, voice and piano, June 1865, listen
  • O weint um sie, choir and piano, December 1865
  • Herbstlich sonnige Tage, piano and 4 voices, April 1867
  • Adel Ich muss nun gehen, 4 voices, August 1870
  • Das "Fragment an sich", piano, October 1871
  • Kirchengeschichtliches Responsorium, chorus and piano, November 1871
  • Manfred-Meditation, 1872, final ver. 1877, listen
  • Monodie à deux (or: Lob der Barmherzigkeit), piano, February 1873
  • Hymnus an die Freundschaft (trans: Hymn to Friendship; also: Festzug der Freunde zum Tempel der Freundschaft, trans: Festival of Friends at the Temple of Friendship), piano, December 29 1874, listen
  • Gebet an das Leben (trans: Prayer to Life), NWV 41, solo voice and piano, 1882, text by Lou Andreas-Salome, listen
  • Hymnus an das Leben (trans: Hymn to Life), chorus and orchestra, summer 1887

Apocrypha[edit]

Other[edit]

Thoughts out of Season, Part 1 is edited by Oscar Levy and translated by Anthony M. Ludovici. It was published in 1909 by T. N. Foulis 13 & 15 Frederick St., Edinburgh and London. It is available on the WWW at Thoughts Out of Season Part One. It contains David Strauss, the Confessor and the Writer and Richard Wagner in Bayreuth.
C.G. Jung cites this as his first introduction to Nietzsche in his autobiography Memories, Dreams, Reflections page 102 ISBN 0-679-72395-1, and claims to have been 'carried away by its enthusiasm'.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denis Dutton. "Nietzsche Dreams of Detroit". Philosophy and Literature (16): 244–49.