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Author Ross, Alex, 1968- author.

Title Wagnerism : art and politics in the shadow of music / Alex Ross.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  782.1092 ROSS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  780.92 WAGNER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  782.1092 ROSS    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  782.1092 WAGNER R    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 769 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 663-728) and index.
Contents Prelude : Death in Venice -- Rheingold : Wagner, Nietzsche, and the Ring -- Tristan Chord : Baudelaire and the Symbolists -- Swan Knight : Victorian Britain and Gilded Age America -- Grail Temple : Esoteric, Decadent, and Satanic Wagner -- Holy German Art : The Kaiserreich and Fin-de-Siècle Vienna -- Nibelheim : Jewish and Black Wagner -- Venusberg : Feminist and Gay Wagner -- Brünnhilde's Rock : Willa Cather and the Singer-Novel -- Magic Fire : Modernism, 1900 to 1914 -- Nothung : The First World War and Hitler's Youth -- Ring of Power : Revolution and Russia -- Flying Dutchman : Ulysses, The Waste Land, The Waves -- Siegfried's Death : Nazi Germany and Thomas Mann -- Ride of the Valkyries : Film from The Birth of a Nation to Apocalypse Now -- The Wound : Wagnerism After 1945.
Summary "A large-canvas narrative history, charting the impact of the cultural titan Wagner on art and politics. Ross will show how various artists-composers, novelists, poets, filmmakers-wrestled with the legacy of Wagner in the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Influence.
Opera -- Political aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Opera -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Music and literature -- History -- 19th century.
Music and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Art and music -- History -- 19th century.
Motion pictures and music -- History -- 20th century.
MUSIC / History & Criticism.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. (OCoLC)fst00040723
Art and music. (OCoLC)fst00815413
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Motion pictures and music. (OCoLC)fst01027416
Music and literature. (OCoLC)fst01030479
Opera -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01046163
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Music criticism and reviews.
ISBN 9780374285937 (hardcover)
0374285934 (hardcover)
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