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On Music and Drama

3.53 of 5 stars 3.53  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 447 pages
Published March 22nd 1988 by Da Capo Press
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Barnaby Thieme
A selection of useful writings by the prolific Richard Wagner is poorly presented in this volume, which features atrocious translations and dubious editing.

Wagner was not a great prose stylist, to put it mildly, but there is scarcely a sentence in this book that does not cause the brain to seize up in confusion. I've read Heidegger's Being and Time, and still struggled to parse tangled clauses or match subjects with distant verbs. I know from other translations of Wagner that one can do much bet
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Nov 22, 2007 Amy rated it 2 of 5 stars
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