Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious intellect whose interests encompassed a broad array of topics. This exegesis on Wagner's Ring cycle relates the opera series to ideas like capitalism and mythological archetypes.
|Publisher:||1st World Library|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)|
About the Author
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond.
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Perfect Wagnerite based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Excellent survey of the Ring Cycle. Shaw's Marxist approach is by no means controlling. Very useful as a guide.