The Birth of Tragedy

Die Geburt der Tragödie, Oder: Griechenthum und Pessimismus, 3rd ed., 1886. Recommended translations:

  • The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Random House, 1967.
  • The Birth of Tragedy & The Genealogy of Morals, trans. Francis Golffing, Doubleday, 1956.

The Case of Wagner

Der Fall Wagner: Ein Musikanten-Problem, 1888. Recommended translation: The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Random House, 1967.

On the Genealogy of Morals

Zur Genealogie der Moral: Eine Streitschrift, 1887. Recommended translation: On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Vintage Books, 1969.

Untimely Meditations

Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen, 1876. Recommended translation: Untimely Meditations, ed. Daniel Breazeale, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Cambridge University Press, 1983, 1997.

Human, All Too Human

Menschliches, Allzumenschliches, 1878. Recommended translations:

  • Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits, trans. Marion Faber, with Stephen Lehmann, with introduction and notes by Marion Faber, University of Nebraska Press, 1984, 1986.
  • Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits, 2nd ed., trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality

Morgenröte: Gedanken über die moralischen Vorurteile, 1881. Recommended translation: Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality, ed. Maudemarie Clark and Brian Leiter, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

The Gay Science

Die fröhliche Wissenschaft, 1882. Recommended translations: The Gay Science, with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Random House, 1974. The Gay Science (The Joyful Wisdom), trans. Thomas Common, Macmillan Co., 1924.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, 1883. Recommended translation: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Penguin, 1961.

Beyond Good and Evil

Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft, 1886. Recommended translation: Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Random House, 1966.  

Ecce Homo

Ecce homo: Wie man wird, was man ist, 1908. Recommended translations: On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo, trans. Walter Kaufmann, Vintage Books, 1969. Ecce Homo: How One Becomes what One Is, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Penguin, 1982.

The Antichrist

Der Antichrist, 1895. Recommended translation: The Twilight of the Idols and The Anti-Christ, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Penguin, 1977.

The Will to Power

Der Wille zur Macht, ed. Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, Heinrich Köselitz, Ernst Horneffer, and August Horneffer, 1901, 1906. Recommended translation: The Will to Power, trans. Walter Kaufmann and R. J. Hollingdale, ed., with commentary, Walter Kaufmann, Vintage, 1968.

Twilight of the Idols

Götzen-Dämmerung, oder, Wie man mit dem Hammer philosophiert, 1889. Recommended translation: Twilight of the Idols and The Anti-Christ, trans. R. J. Hollingdale, Penguin, 1977.