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"This volume provides a balanced introduction to the composer's life, times, works, and reception. A useful chronology ... The repolitiizing of the 'Wagner question' is unquestionably one of this book's strengths and certain to make it compelling to a wide variety of readers."

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Wagner was one of the most influential and controversial figures in the history of music. This volume explores new and continuing debates regarding the musical, cultural, and political impact of his dramas and published writings. It provides up-to-date biographical data and interpretive views valuable to academics, students, and opera enthusiasts.

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Scholastic reviews of Wagner Sept. 14 2013
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This book is really only for scholars of Richard Wagner, not the general reading public. It is thorough, unbiased, and full of incredibly important information about the composer.
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Great buy! Thanks so much for all your work in sending this book to me. I was able to use it in time for my class.