Introduction: the quickened and the dead Ontology for philologists : Nietzsche, body, subject "Be your self!" : Nietzsche as educator The life of thought : Nietzsche's truth perspectivism and the will to power Of slaves and masters : the birth of good and evil Moments of excess : the making and unmaking of the subject Lacan, desire, and the originating function of loss The word that sees me : the nexus of image and sign The nothing as the reverse side of Lacan's mirror Nietzsche is dead, long live Nietzsche : in memory of paternal ghosts The "insiders" : Nietzsche's secret teaching and the invention of "the philosopher of the future" Finding one's home in the nothingness of Nietzsche's text Nietzsche's excessive demand and the question of the adulterous queen's desire High and low : the hierarchical structure of Nietzsche's texts Inside and outside : Nietzsche "incorporated"; or, Who incorporates whom in the act of reading Nietzsche? The father's indulgence of the prodigal son : ambiguity and the limits of "the position" The contagion of affect in Netzsche : Klein, Krell, Bataille Doing time with Melanie Klein : renouncing "the bad breast," mourning the loss of "the good breast" "Motivating this writing ... is a fear of going crazy" : how Klein might read Georges Bataille sur Nietzsche David Farrell Krell's "novel" approach to reading Nietzsche Family romances and textual encounters : Sarah Kofman reading Nietzsche Reading Nietzsche I : explosions Autobiography or autothanography : killing with words in Rue Ordener, Rue Labat Reading Nietzsche II : le mépris des juifs; Nietzsche, les juifs, l'anti-semitisme The vision, the riddle, and the vicious circle : Pierre Klossowski's reading of Nietzsche's sick body On the continuity and disjunction between the body and language Exquisite delirium : the thought of eternal return The conspiracy of philosopher/villains : Nietzsche/Klossowski/Sade From cannibalism to voodoo : the creation and control of the subject of Nietzsche's writing.
"Earlier versions of some of the material in this book have been published in the form of articles"--Acknowledgments.
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Print version: Faulkner, Joanne. Dead letters to Nietzsche ; : or, The necromantic art of reading philosophy. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press,  viii, 211 pages ; 24 cm Series in continental thought ; no. 38