Richard Wagner Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Katz, Jacob. The Darker Side of Genius: Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitism. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1986, 158 p.

Documents Wagner's anti-Semitic views, while acknowledging that “very little in the artistic work of Wagner can be related to his attitude toward Jews and Judaism.”

Sabor, Rudolph. The Real Wagner. London: André Deutsch, 1987, 312 p.

Assesses Wagner's life and personality through the use of wife Cosima's diaries, first available in 1976.

Williams, Simon. Richard Wagner and Festival Theatre. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994, 181 p....

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