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Strange Love, Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Parsifal

John Deathridge

in Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254534
eISBN:
9780520934610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254534.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Richard Wagner's Parsifal has always fascinated critics who have seen it either as a “superior magic opera” that “revels in the wondrous” or as a “profoundly inhuman spectacle, glorifying a barren ... More


Ezekiel Chastises His People: The Counter-Reformation Argument of T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

Vincent P. Pecora

in Land and Literature in a Cosmopolitan Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852148
eISBN:
9780191886669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852148.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In 1864, Fustel de Coulanges argued that burial rites were the basis of the ancient city-state, a claim that harmonized well with late nineteenth-century anthropology. Like the Cambridge ... More


Time Out

David Ellis

in Memoirs of a Leavisite: The Decline and Fall of Cambridge English

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318894
eISBN:
9781846318023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318894.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The many alternatives to academic study which Cambridge offered are here described, as are the author's own interest in sport and reasons for giving it up, in spite of the example provided by ... More


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