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Richard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen

The Dramaturgy of Disavowal

Richard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen( )
Author: Levin, David J.
Series title:Princeton Studies in Opera
ISBN:978-0-691-02621-3
Publication Date:Jan 1998
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $129.00
Book Description:

This highly original book draws on narrative and film theory, psychoanalysis, and musicology to explore the relationship between aesthetics and anti-Semitism in two controversial landmarks in German culture. David Levin argues that Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and Fritz Lang's 1920s film Die Nibelungen creatively exploit contrasts between good and bad aesthetics to address the question of what is German and what is not. He shows that each work...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Individual Director
Literary Criticism / European / German
Music / Genres & Styles / Opera
History / Europe / Germany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.108 cm
Book Weight:0.54 Kilograms



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