Wagner and the Erotic Impulse

Wagner and the Erotic Impulse

eBook - 2010
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Though his image is tarnished today by unrepentant anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was better known in the nineteenth century for his provocative musical eroticism. In this illuminating study of the composer and his works, Laurence Dreyfus shows how Wagner's obsession with sexuality prefigured the composition of operas such as Tannhäuser, Die Walküre, Tristan und Isolde, and Parsifal.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780674059290
9780674018815
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 266 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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