File spoon-archives/phillitcrit.archive/phillitcrit_2000/phillitcrit.0010, message 69


Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 18:17:53 -0500
Subject: Re: PLC: Nietzschean WASP Activity??


Of course what I was after was the play on "play" (recreation) and
"reproduce" (re-create).So can a case be made for such a read, or no? 
g

TheeahTheeah-AT-aol.com wrote:
> 
> In a message dated 10/30/2000 6:21:28 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> TheeahTheeah-AT-aol.com writes:
> 
> <<
>  Actually, in the first half of the strophe, the verb _erzeugen_ has a sexual
>  implication ("breed" or "spawn" is somewhere in there) and in this case the
>  less sexual meaning is "be raised or educated to"; but _Erholung_, no.
>   >>
> 
> I must add that TheeahTheeah is a rather hasty and slipshod Germanist. What
> he should have said was that _erziehen_ ("to raise", "educate") has some
> etymological-historical relation to _erzeugen_.
> 
> Also, apologies for the dropped umlauts in the preceding strophe: "chte"
> should of course be "aechte" and so on. No idea why my machine or ISP did
> this.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> pk
> 
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