Wagner Beyond Good and Evil : Beyond Good and Evil.

John Deathridge presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon of Western music. Deathridge writes authoritatively on what Wagner did, said, and wrote, drawi...

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Main Author: Deathridge, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Part I.A Few Beginnings; 1. Wagner Lives; 2. "Pale" Senta; 3. Wagner the Progressive; Part II. Der Ring Des Nibelungen; 4. Fairy Tale, Revolution, Prophecy; 5. Symphonic Mastery or Moral Anarchy?; 6. Siegfried Hero; 7. Finishing the End; Part III. The Elusiveness of Tragedy; 8. Don Carlos and Götterdämmerung; 9. Wagner's Greeks, and Wieland's Too; Part IV. Tristan Und Isolde; 10. Dangerous Fascinations; 11. Public and Private Life; 12. Postmortem on Isolde; Part V. Mature Polemics; 13. Strange Love, Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Parsifal.