Five Lessons on Wagner (BOK)

Alain Badiou

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For over a century, Richard Wagner's music has been the subject of intense debate among philosophers, many of whom have attacked its ideological-some say racist and reactionary-underpinnings. In this major new work, Alain Badiou, radical philosopher and keen Wagner enthusiast, offers a detailed reading of the critical responses to the composer's work, which include Adorno's writings on the composer and Wagner's recuperation by Nazism as well as more recent readings by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and others. Slavoj A iA ek provides an afterword, and both philosophers make a passionate case for re-examining the relevance of Wagner to the contemporary world.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Alain Badiou Forlag
VERSO
ISBN 9781844674817 Antall sider 224
Dimensjoner 13,7cm x 20,6cm x 2cm Vekt 318 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Social & political philosophy