From the re-incarnation of a Dadaist Poet fixated on an Edwardian pornographic photo to the end of British Civilisation in an Apocalyptic Earthquake, this novel sprawls across the devastated landscape of the ‘teens of this century. The seedy underworld and the seedy overworld clash in a kaleidoscope of sex and violence leaving only the ‘feral children’ to make their own world from the wreckage.
Marx and the Revolution of the Sacred explores Marx’s creative work, his poetry, plays, philosophical work, his political economic innovation – not to mention his tireless political activity – harboured a sense of the sacred which is akin not only to that of commitment in existentialism and liberation theology, but also to the a-theology of apophatic and radical post-structuralist thought concerning the sacred.
This is the first complete English translation of Nietzsche’s poetry. ‘The Peacock and the Buffalo” presents the first complete English translation of the poetry of the celebrated and hugely influential German thinker, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). From his first poems, written at the age of fourteen, to his last extant writings, this definitive bi-lingual edition includes all his 275 poems and aphorisms. Nietzsche’s interest in poetry is no secret, as evidenced in his literary and philosophical masterpiece, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, not to mention the poetry included in his published philosophical works. This important collection shows that Nietzsche’s commitment to poetry was in fact longstanding and integral to his articulation of the truth and lies of human existence. “The Peacock and the Buffalo’ is a must-read for anyone with an interest in German literature or European philosophy.