Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Ross, Alex, 1968- author.

Title Wagnerism : art and politics in the shadow of music / Alex Ross.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Wagner,R ROS    DUE 08-10-21
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Wagner,R ROS    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 769 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 663-728) and index.
Contents Prelude : Death in Venice -- Rheingold : Wagner, Nietzsche, and the Ring -- Tristan Chord : Baudelaire and the Symbolists -- Swan Knight : Victorian Britain and Gilded Age America -- Grail Temple : Esoteric, Decadent, and Satanic Wagner -- Holy German Art : The Kaiserreich and Fin-de-Si©·cle Vienna -- Nibelheim : Jewish and Black Wagner -- Venusberg : Feminist and Gay Wagner -- Br©ơnnhilde's Rock : Willa Cather and the Singer-Novel -- Magic Fire : Modernism, 1900 to 1914 -- Nothung : The First World War and Hitler's Youth -- Ring of Power : Revolution and Russia -- Flying Dutchman : Ulysses, The Waste Land, The Waves -- Siegfried's Death : Nazi Germany and Thomas Mann -- Ride of the Valkyries : Film from The Birth of a Nation to Apocalypse Now -- The Wound : Wagnerism After 1945.
Summary "A large-canvas narrative history, charting the impact of the cultural titan Wagner on art and politics. Ross will show how various artists--composers, novelists, poets, filmmakers--wrestled with the legacy of Wagner in the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Influence.
Opera -- Political aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Opera -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Music and literature -- History -- 19th century.
Music and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Art and music -- History -- 19th century.
Motion pictures and music -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Music criticism and reviews.
ISBN 9780374285937 hardcover
0374285934 hardcover

Available items only