Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music
  • Author : Alex Ross
  • Release Date : 15 September 2020
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Genre : Music
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 13 : 9780007518517
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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Book Summary

’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.

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Wagnerism Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music

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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....

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