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The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung

The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung

  • Author: Shapiro, Alexander

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Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Siegfried as historical anomaly
  • Chapter 2: Brunnhilde and the tragedy of jealousy
  • Chapter 3: Brunnhilde's immolation: dramatizing species consciousness
  • Chapter 4: Brunnhilde's mercy
  • Chapter 5: Renunciation on the Rhine?
  • Chapter 6: Myth versus history
  • Bibliography
  • Index