×


 x 

Shopping cart
5%OFFRay Furness - Richard Wagner - 9781780231822 - V9781780231822
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

Richard Wagner

€ 16.99
€ 16.19
You save € 0.80!
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for Richard Wagner Paperback. Published at the bicentennial of his birth, Raymond Furness's Richard Wagner provides a clear and balanced view of both Wagner's great successes and the controversies generated by his life and art. Series: Critical Lives. Num Pages: 224 pages, 30 black and white. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVGC9; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 133 x 15. Weight in Grams: 345.
With their complex textures, rich harmonies and elaborate use of leitmotifs, the operas of Richard Wagner (1813 - 83) remain some of the most influential - and contentious - in the history of the genre. But while Wagner won enormous renown for what he achieved on the stage, his life was marked by political exile, turbulent love affairs, and intermittent poverty. And because Wagner and his music are exceedingly intertwined with the great upheavals of his time, it is difficult to produce an impartial assessment of his work. Published at the bicentennial of his birth, Raymond ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Reaktion Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Series
Critical Lives
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780231822
SKU
V9781780231822
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

About Ray Furness
Raymond Furness is former Chair of German at St Andrew's University, Scotland. He is author or editor of many books on German literature and culture, including A Companion to Twentieth-century German Literature (1991), Zarathustra's Children (2000) and On Heligoland (2008).

Reviews for Richard Wagner

Goodreads reviews for Richard Wagner


Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!