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The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs

By Shaw, George Bernard

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Title: The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs  
Author: Shaw, George Bernard
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Excerpt: The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung?s Ring by George Bernard Shaw.

Table of Contents
Contents Preface to the First German Edition................................................................................................ 5 Preface to the Second Edition ........................................................................................................... 9 Preface to the First Edition ..............................................................................................................11 THE PERFECT WAGNERITE ..................................................................................................... 12 Preliminary Encouragements ...................................................................................................................................... 12 The Ring of the Niblungs ............................................................................................................................................. 14 The Rhine Gold ............................................................................................................................................................ 14 First Scene .................................................................................................................................................................. 15 Second Scene .............................................................................................................................................................. 19 Third Scene ................................................................................................................................................................ 22 Fourth Scene .............................................................................................................................................................. 24 Wagner as Revolutionist .............................................................................................................................................. 28 The Valkyries ............................................................................................................................................................... 33 The First Act .............................................................................................................................................................. 35 The Second Act .......................................................................................................................................................... 37 The Third Act ............................................................................................................................................................. 38 Siegfried ....................................................................................................................................................................... 41 The First Act .............................................................................................................................................................. 42 The Second Act .......................................................................................................................................................... 46 The Third Act ............................................................................................................................................................. 48 Back to Opera Again ................................................................................................................................................... 50 Siegfried as Protestant................................................................................................................................................. 52

 
 



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