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Death-Devoted Heart: Sex and the Sacred in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

  • Author: Scruton, Roger
A fascinating book, conveying his ideas so effectively he almost makes us hear the music ... Scruton is full of engaging subtleties written with his customary clarity and concision More…

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$46.50

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Contents

  • 1 Wagner and Religion
  • 2 The Story of Tristan
  • 3 Wagner's Treatment of the Story
  • 4 The Music of Tristan
  • 5 The Philosophy of Love
  • 6 Tragedy and Sacrifice
  • 7 Love, Death, and Redemption
  • Epilogue: From Death to Ritual
  • Appendix: Table of Motives
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index