German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), including the most influential thinkers in modern times. As a philosopher, of course he's known in various countries, including Indonesia. But, did you know that the author Also Sprach Zarathustra is also a poet?
To introduce the figure of Nietzsche as a poet, Goethe Institute published a collection of poems the philosopher in the Indonesian language, Lust Eternity, which was launched in GoetheHaus, the Road Sam Ratulangi No.9-15, Menteng, Central Jakarta, on Monday (20 / 9) at 19:30 pm .
The poems were translated by the poet Indonesia, Agus R. Sarjono, and observers of literature from the University of Bonn, Germany, Berthold Damshäuser, for German Poetry Series VI. Both authors have edited the German Poetry Series since 2003 and gave birth to the books of poetry translations from the works of German writers, ie, Rainer Maria Rilke, Bertolt Brecht, Paul Celan, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Hans Magnus Enzensberger.
Nietzsche's book, published this Books Komodo is a collection of Nietzsche's poetry in the Indonesian language as well as introducing the first language of Nietzsche as an artist, who, in addition to Martin Luther and Goethe, considered the most important German reformer. This book load Nietzsche's poems from all phases kepenyairannya and presented in chronological order.
Event launch and poetry reading Nietzsche was also held in various cities during the 20 to 29 September. Here is the schedule.
22 September 2010, 19:30 AM
Cine Club, Faculty of Language & Arts, State University of Yogyakarta, Karang Malang, Yogyakarta
24 September 2010, 19:30 AM
Bookstore Petra Toga Mas, Jl. Pucang East Anom No. 5, Surabaya
27 September 2010, 19:30 AM
Goethe-Institut Bandung, Jl. L.L.R.E. Inhale 48, Bandung
29 September 2010, 19:30 AM
Bantam Tirtayasa FKIP University, Auditorium, Department of Language and Arts Education, Jl. Raya Jakarta Km. 4, Pakupatan, Serang, Banten