The Perfect Wagnerite

The Perfect Wagnerite

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595403025
Publisher: 1st World Library
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 928,025
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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annbury on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Excellent survey of the Ring Cycle. Shaw's Marxist approach is by no means controlling. Very useful as a guide.