Richard Wagner and the English (Google eBook)

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1979 - Biography & Autobiography - 191 pages
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This through and well-documented examination of Wagnerism demonstrates that Wagner's music dramas served to provide encouragement and inspiration to Victorians struggling with the problems of a changing and challenging era.
  

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Contents

The Introduction of Wagner to England Resistance and Acceptance
15
Bernard Shaw Wagnerite
50
David Irvine Schopenhauer and Wagner
65
Wagner among the Literati
87
Parsifal Religion and the English
118
Conclusion 1914
140
Notes
150
Selected Bibliography
172
Index
187
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