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Beyond reason : Wagner contra Nietzsche

Author: Karol Berger
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beyond Reason relates Wagner's works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal. Karol Berger seeks to penetrate the "secret" of large-scale form in Wagner's music dramas and to answer those critics, most prominently Nietzsche, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berger, Karol, 1947- author.
Beyond reason
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016015325
Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Richard Wagner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karol Berger
ISBN: 9780520966130 0520966139
OCLC Number: 948669358
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue: beyond autonomy --
The secret of music-dramatic form: music drama as opera --
Der Ring des Nibelungen: the anarchist utopia --
Tristan und Isolde: the erotic utopia --
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: politics after Tristan --
Parsifal: ethics after Tristan --
Epilogue: Wagner contra Nietzsche.
Responsibility: Karol Berger.

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Relates Wagner's works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und  Read more...

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"The author develops his new interpretative perspective with so much mastery and such highly reflective circumspection that he is sure to convince even some inveterate Nietzscheans. ... Karol Berger Read more...

 
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