: When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession (): Irvin D. Yalom: Books. When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of.

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Retrieved from ” https: The Widow Clicquot Tilar J. Your task as a parent is to produce not another self, another Josef, but something higher. But when you now think of that little footbridge, words fail you and you sob and marvel. The ensuing dialogue between a man of the world and an unworldly niefzsche becomes increasingly compelling as first Breuer, then Nietzsche, uncovers his forgotten past and delves deep into his own and the other’s unconscious desires and fears.

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The story also explains how Friedrich Nietzsche received the inspiration to write his famous book, Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Views Read Edit View history.

Oh, the endless labor of the intellectual—pouring all this knowledge into the brain through a three-millimeter aperture in the iris.


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The Best Books of The book takes place mostly in ViennaAustriain the yearand relates a fictional meeting between the doctor Josef Breuer and the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Thanks to their unusual relation, both of them will see how their perspective of life changes completely.

The play reflects the intellectual and philosophical atmosphere of the novel, almost dreamlike sometimes. All actions are self-directed, all service is self-serving, all love self-loving. An example of those details is d.yallm the female characters of the play wear colorful dresses, while the male characters wear nletzsche or grey suits; that is because the play tries to represent its reality from the point of view of the intellectual men of that period.

Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Love’s Executioner, the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths of wjen psyches to discover the redemptive aept of friendship. Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of 19th-century Vienna–in this first novel by the author of the bestselling Love’s Executioner: A delectable fantasy–in which the sole disappointment is that it didn’t actually occur.

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Please provide an email address. Medium Raw Anthony Bourdain. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. YalomEmeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford Universityan existentialistand psychotherapist. When Nietzsche Wept is a novel by Irvin D.


It is wrong also to seek immortality by spewing one’s germ into the future as though sperm contains your consciousness! Product details Format Paperback pages Dy.alom Author and Historian Simon Winchester.

If one does not live in the right time, then one can never die at the right time. When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure,” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions.

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Influenced by the revolutionary ideas njetzsche his young disciple Sigmund FreudJosef Breuer starts the dangerous strategy that will mean the origin of the psychoanalysis.

A Novel of Obsession.