Wagner: The Last of the Titans (BOK)

Joachim Kohler

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This major new biography of Richard Wagner is iconoclastic, astringent and bold. It explores the philosophical roots of Wagner's work, which the composer himself deliberately obfuscated. It re-evaluates Wagner's relationships with his mother, step-father and - most revealingly - his wife, Cosima, standing received opinion on its head. And he meets head on, and confirms, the controversy over Wagner's anti-semitism. At the same time, and notwithstanding, Kohler profoundly acknowledges Wagner's genius. His biography should become the standard account for a good many years. .

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Joachim Kohler
Forlag
Yale University Press
ISBN 9780300104226
Antall sider 704 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 5,8cm
Vekt 1334 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Opera, Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900)