Richard Wagner : Werk und Wirkungen / His Works and their Impact

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This anthology, written in English and German, is a report from the symposium "Richard Wagner - Werk und Wirkungen / His Works and their Impact" held in Stockholm, 27-29 January, 2013, arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, together with the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Royal Swedish Opera, and the University College of Opera in Stockholm.
The authors offer a wide variety of perspectives from different countries and several disciplines, and focus on myth in Wagner, his female characters, his dramaturgy and his comic opera, as well as Wagner's affinities with Bellini, hermann levi, Franz Liszt and Thomas Mann. The staging and singing of Wagner in Sweden is preseted, as is his influence on Swedish opera composers, his presence in Swedish fiction and how he is used for biographical identification. Wagner's influence and inspriation on music, literature, and personal life is problematised.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherKungliga Vitterhets- historie- och antikvitetsakademien
Number of pages188
ISBN (Print)978-91-7402-425-8
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameKungl. vitterhets historie och antikvitetsakademien. Konferenser
ISSN (Print)0348-1433

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Religious Studies

Free keywords

  • Richard Wagner
  • Cosima Wagner
  • myth
  • opera
  • fiction
  • staging
  • singing


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