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The Perfect Wagnerite (A Commentary on the Niblung"s Ring)

by Bernard Shaw

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Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Biography: general,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8538502M
    ISBN 101428041397
    ISBN 109781428041394

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    LibriVox recording of The Perfect Wagnerite, by George Bernard Shaw. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, ) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des . From the book: In reading through this German version of my book in the Manuscript of my friend Siegfried Trebitsch, I was struck by the inadequacy of the merely negative explanation given by me of the irrelevance of Night Falls On The Gods to the general philosophic scheme of The Ring.

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"The Perfect Wagnerite" () certainly spends a great deal of print discussing various European revolutions (mainly aborted), and their influence on Wagner's philosophy and music.

I admit to having to struggle to figure out that 'Michael Bakoonin' was really Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, the Russian revolutionary by: The Perfect Wagnerite is a politically oriented essay. Shaw was a life-long Socialist and one of the earliest Wagner enthusiasts.

He praises Wagner's "Ring Cycle" as a denunciation of the evils of capitalism and as a musical triumph/5(5). The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, ) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, by the Irish writer George Bernard offered it to those enthusiastic admirers of Wagner who "were unable to follow his ideas, and do not in the least understand the dilemma of Bernard Shaw (26 July 5/5(1).

The Perfect Wagnerite is such a book. Shaw is a brilliant man and clearly knows it, is devoted to his politics, contemptuous of and condescending to those he views as lesser (a category that, to be clear, includes the reader), possessed of an ironic wit that almost papers over /5(25).

The Perfect Wagnerite [Shaw, Bernard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Perfect Wagnerite/5(5). Shaw () wrote "The Perfect Wagnerite" as a philosophical examination of Richard Wagner's epic four-opera cycle, "Der Ring des Nibelungen" ("The Ring of the Nibelung").

A tremendously accomplished dramatist himself, Shaw seemed perfectly poised to turn his critical eye on Wagner's 19th century masterpiece.4/5(12). The Perfect Wagnerite Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.

The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring [Richard Wagner] By George Bernard Shaw Book Item: $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details. Description. Brilliant criticism of the Ring Cycle, with a provocative interpretation of political and economic theories behind the Ring.

pgs. Additional Information Category: Textbook-General. The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by Shaw, Bernard published by Time Incorporated in (assumed 1st edition, unknown printing).

This illustrated Hardcover book is in overall Very Good+ condition for its age. Nicely illustrated by Julio Fernandez. A former library book with typical markings, stamps and pocket.

Overview. The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, ) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, by the Irish writer George Bernard Shaw. Shaw offered it to those enthusiastic admirers of Wagner who "were unable to follow his ideas, Brand: 1st World Library.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Perfect Wagnerite (Annotated) by George Bernard Shaw at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The perfect Wagnerite: a commentary on the Niblung's ring by Bernard Shaw; 40 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, Music, Der Ring des Nibelungen (Wagner); People: Richard Wagner (), Wilhelm Richard, Der Ring des.

‎That explanation is correct as far as it goes; but, put as I put it, it now seems to me to suggest that the operatic character of Night Falls On The Gods was the result of indifference or forgetfulness produced by the lapse of twenty ive years between the first projection of the work and its complet.

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According to Shaw: "I write this pamphlet for the assistance of those who wish to be introduced to the work on equal terms with that inner circle of adepts. Read ANARCHISM NO PANACEA of The Perfect Wagnerite by George Bernard Shaw free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from.

No need to sign-up or to.Share - The Perfect Wagnerite by George Bernard Shaw (, Paperback) The Perfect Wagnerite by George Bernard Shaw (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review.For The Perfect Wagnerite by George Bernard Shaw turned out to be not only hugely entertaining, but also extremely stimulating and thought-provoking read.

Now I finally understand why this little book (or booklet, as Shaw himself once called it) is taken seriously by serious Wagnerian scholars even more than years after it was first published/5(2).