Transformational Reversal: Notes and questions in response to a proposed methodological application


Five main questions surfaced for me as I closely read the thoughtful and considered paper on transformative reversal and its brim-full of literary examples of a methodological application, transformative reversal.

On the Overman within and without Nietzsche’s Zarathustra


In English versions of the work of Nietzsche, “Übermensch” is often translated as “Superman” or “Overman”. The term “Superman” has many simplistic connotatives as a result of the comic book hero in popular culture, so for most scholars today, “Overman” is the more suitable term. “Overman” refers to Nietzsche’s conception of a person who has […]