The Cambridge Companion to Wagner
Edited by Thomas S. Grey
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Cambridge Companion to Wagner by Thomas S. Grey
Book DescriptionRichard Wagner is remembered as one of the most influential figures in music and theatre, but his place in history has been marked by a considerable amount of controversy. His attitudes towards the Jews and the appropriation of his operas by the Nazis, for example, have helped to construct a historical persona that sits uncomfortably with modern sensibilities. Yet Wagner's absolutely central position in the operatic canon continues. This volume serves as a timely reminder of his ongoing musical, cultural, and political impact. Contributions by specialists from such varied fields as musical history, German literature and cultural studies, opera production, and political science consider a range of topics, from trends and problems in the history of stage production to the representations of gender and sexuality. With the inclusion of invaluable and reliably up-to-date biographical data, this collection will be of great interest to scholars, students, and enthusiasts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521644396
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas S. Grey
Richard Wagner and His World, Paperback (July 2009)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883) aimed to be more than just a composer. He set out to redefine opera as a 'total work of art' combining the highest aspirations of drama, poetry, the symphony, the visual arts, even religion and philosophy. This book examines his works.
Cambridge Companion to Wagner, Hardback (September 2008)
Leading specialists explore a wide range of topics and issues surrounding the influential and controversial figure Richard Wagner.
Wagner's Musical Prose, Paperback (January 2007)
This book provides critical perspectives on Wagner's prose on musical subjects set in historical and intellectual context.
Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander, Paperback (October 2000)» View all books by Thomas S. Grey
An opera handbook on one of Richard Wagner's most popular operatic masterpieces.
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Author Biography - Thomas S. Grey
Thomas S. Grey is Associate Professor in Music at Stanford University.
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