Eternal Recurrence and Sexual Difference: Challenges to 'Masculinity'

By Ho Yin Fong.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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This paper argues that reading the eternal recurrence implies sexual difference and discusses how encountering the eternal recurrence poses challenges to Zarathustra's 'masculinity' and forces him to approach his 'femininity'.

Keywords: Nietzsche, Zarathustra, Eternal Recurrence, Sexual Difference, Revenge, Abysmal Thought, Masculinity, Femininity, Ewige Wiederkunft, Augenblick, Moment, Present, Trace, Uncanny, Abject, Ouroboros, Medusa

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.229-236. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 702.460KB).

Mr Ho Yin Fong

Teaching Assistant, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Hong Kong

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