Influence of Shakespeare on Richard Wagner

Author: Inwood, Margaret
Year:1999
Pages:228
ISBN:0-7734-7774-8
978-0-7734-7774-2
Price:179.95
This book presents the historical evidence of Wagner’s own writings, reported conversations about Shakespeare, and the circumstantial evidence of the Shakespearean traits to be found in some of his works, including Das Liebesverbot, Parsifal, and the Ring cycle.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Index of Musical Examples; Introduction
1. The Influence of Shakespeare on Wagner’s Early Works
2. A Survey of Wagner’s Writings about Shakespeare’s Influence in His Theory of Opera
3. The Use of Motifs by Shakespeare and Wagner
4. Shakespearean Features in Wagner’s Mature Works
Conclusion
Bibliography