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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music

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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music - Ross, Alex
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'An absolutely masterly work' Stephen Fry Alex Ross, renowned author of the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics-an aesthetic war zone where the Western world wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence. For better or worse, Wagner is the most widely influential figure in the history of music. Around 1900, the phenomenon known as Wagnerism saturated European and American culture. Such ...

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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music 2020, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374285937

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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music 2020, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007319084

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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music 2020, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007319053

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