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Author: James M. McGlathery
ISBN13: 978-0820436937
Title: Wagner's Operas and Desire
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Category: History and Criticism
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 1998)
Pages: 312

Wagner's Operas and Desire by James M. McGlathery



Wagner audiences are especially challenged to fathom the meaning of his operas, for there is much mystery as to just what they depict. This study attempts to meet that challenge for the ten operas - from The Flying Dutchman to Parsifal - that Wagner considered to embody his particular poetic genius and which indeed continue to be regularly performed. Summary, et. The texts of the ten works are examined with special attention to the role of erotic passion, a subject usually relegated to secondary importance in Wagner criticism. Personal Name: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Download book Wagner's operas and desire, James M. McGlathery.

Wagner's operas continue to be part of the classical opera repertoire a century and a half after his first theatrical success in Dresden in the 1840s. Wagner today can be experienced not only on the stage, but occasionally also on public television and often heard on public radio. The persistent interest in Wagner is unthinkable without the music; but this enthusiasm is equally inconceivable without his poetic texts, which he wrote himself. Wagner audiences are especially challenged to fathom the operas' meaning, for there is much mystery as to just what is being depicted. This study attempts to meet that challenge for each of the ten operas-from The Flying Dutchman to Parsifal-that Wagner considered to embody his particular poetic genius and which indeed continue to be regularly performed.

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Wagner's operas and desire. Wagner's operas and desire. by McGlathery, James . 1936-. Publication date 1998. Topics Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 - Stories, plots, etc, Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Librettos, Desire in opera, Libretto. Publisher New York : P. Lang. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; trent university;. Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation. Contributor Internet Archive.

Wagner's Operas and Desire Hardback. by James M. Part of the North American Studies in Nineteenth-century German Literature and Culture series. In Stock - usually despatched within 24 hours. Wagner audiences are especially challenged to fathom the. Wagner audiences are especially challenged to fathom the meaning of his operas, for there is much mystery as to just what they depict. James Melville McGlathery was born on November 22, 1936, in New Orleans to Samuel Lyon and Mary Jackson (Garrott) McGlathery. James graduated from Princeton University with Bachelor's degree in 1958; from Yale University with Master's degree in 1959 and P.

New perspectives emerge that bear on the long genesis of the text and music, its affinities to Wagner's earlier works, particularly Tristan und Isolde, and the precise way in which the music was composed. Contributors: Mary A. Cicora, James M. McGlathery, Ulrike Kienzle, Warren Darcy, Roger Allen. William Kinderman and Katherine Syer teach at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and often lead study seminars during the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, Germany.

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James M. McGlathery Fairy Tale Romance. The Grimms, Basile, and Perrault Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. Erotic passion as translated from folk culture into the literary folk tale is undoubtedly an interesting subject.

Wagner audiences are especially challenged to fathom the meaning of his operas, for there is much mystery as to just what they depict. This study attempts to meet that challenge for the ten operas - from The Flying Dutchman to Parsifal - that Wagner considered to embody his particular poetic genius and which indeed continue to be regularly performed. The texts of the ten works are examined with special attention to the role of erotic passion, a subject usually relegated to secondary importance in Wagner criticism.