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The Perfect Wagnerite

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ring des Nibelungen,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Der Ring des Nibelungen,
  • Wagner, Richard,
  • Music,
  • Wagner, Richard,,
  • Reference,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Music / General,
  • 1813-1883

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7635061M
ISBN 100486217078
ISBN 109780486217079

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The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, ) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, by the Irish writer George Bernard offered it to those enthusiastic admirers of Wagner who "were unable to follow his ideas, and do not in the least understand the dilemma of 5/5(1). The Perfect Wagnerite is a politically oriented essay. Shaw was a life-long Socialist and one of the earliest Wagner enthusiasts. He praises Wagner's "Ring Cycle" as a denunciation of the evils of capitalism and as a musical triumph/5(5). The Perfect Wagnerite is such a book. Shaw is a brilliant man and clearly knows it, is devoted to his politics, contemptuous of and condescending to those he views as lesser (a category that, to be clear, includes the reader), possessed of an ironic wit that almost papers over his deep rage at the injustices of the world/5(25).   The Perfect Wagnerite Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious intellect whose interests encompassed a broad array of : B&R Samizdat Express.

  Overview Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious intellect whose interests encompassed a broad array of topics. This exegesis on Wagner's Ring cycle relates the opera series to ideas like capitalism and mythological : CreateSpace Publishing. The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring [Richard Wagner] By George Bernard Shaw Book Item: $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details. Description. Brilliant criticism of the Ring Cycle, with a provocative interpretation of political and economic theories behind the Ring. pgs. Additional Information Category: Textbook-General. G. B. Shaw () wrote "The Perfect Wagnerite" as a philosophical examination of Richard Wagner's epic four-opera cycle, "Der Ring des Nibelungen" ("The Ring of the Nibelung"). A tremendously accomplished dramatist himself, Shaw seemed perfectly poised to turn his critical eye on Wagner's 19th century masterpiece.4/5(12). 41 rows  The perfect Wagnerite: a commentary on the Niblung's ring by Bernard Shaw; 40 .

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