The Perfect Wagnerite

The Perfect Wagnerite

by George Bernard Shaw, Bernard Shaw
     
 

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Lively, witty examination by the famous playwright of the Ring Cycle's philosophic and social ideology. Additional topics include Wagner's life, music drama versus grand opera, Siegfried's character, and much more.

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Lively, witty examination by the famous playwright of the Ring Cycle's philosophic and social ideology. Additional topics include Wagner's life, music drama versus grand opera, Siegfried's character, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486217079
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/21/2010
Series:
Dover Books on Music Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,067,170
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.37(d)

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Meet the Author


In the course of his long and prolific career, George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) wrote 60 plays, in addition to music and literary criticism. An avid socialist, he regarded his writing as a vehicle for promoting his political and humanitarian views.

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