Edward Abbey | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Steve Norwick

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Edward Abbey.
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Critical Essay by Steve Norwick

SOURCE: Norwick, Steve. “Nietzschean Themes in the Works of Edward Abbey.” In Coyote in the Maze: Tracking Edward Abbey in a World of Words, edited by Peter Quigley, pp. 184-205. Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, 1998.

In the following essay, Norwick explores Abbey's understanding of Friedrich Nietzsche's thought in his works.

Most readers find many of Edward Abbey's images and statements interesting but puzzling, troubling, challenging, and even nonsensical. I believe that most of these confusing, and bold, passages are Nietzschean. The influence is pervasive, evidenced by numerous quotes and several Nietzschean themes in his novels and essays. The purpose of this chapter is: (1) to shed light on the Nietzschean quality of Abbey's thought, and (2) to give a few examples of how understanding his brand of Nietzscheanism sheds light...

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