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Title:
Richard Wagner : a guide to research
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Saffle, Michael, 1946-
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New York : Routledge, [2002]

©2002
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xvi, 440 pages ; 24 cm.
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English
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9780824056957
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Acknowledgements
To Users of this Research Guide
I. Introduction
II. Introducing Wagner: Compendia and Other Survey Studies
III. Researching Wagner: Reference Works of Various Kinds
IV. The Documentary Legacy
V. Wagner's Life and Character
VI. Wagner as Composer: Studies in Techniques, Styles, and Influences
VII. Wagner as Music-Dramatist
VIII. Wagner as Instrumental and Vocal Composer and Arranger
IX. Performing Wagner
X. Wagner as Poet, Prose Writer, and Philosopher
XI. Criticizing Wagner
XII. Wagner and Culture, Past and Present
XIII. After Wagner: Bayreuth, the Festivals, and Wagner's Descendents
Index


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
To Users of This Research Guidep. xv
I. Introductionp. 1
Wagner in 1,000 Wordsp. 1
Concerning the Present Research Guidep. 3
II. Introducing Wagner: Compendia and Other Survey Studiesp. 11
Comprehensive Survey Studiesp. 11
Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries and Related Publicationsp. 20
Companions, Handbooks, and Readersp. 22
Conference Proceedings and Other Anthologiesp. 23
Programs and Program Bookletsp. 27
Specialized Periodicals, Periodical Issues, and Related Studiesp. 28
III. Researching Wagner: Reference Works of Various Kindsp. 35
Bibliographies and Related Studiesp. 35
Musical Catalogs and Related Studiesp. 41
Dictionaries, Lexicons, Glossaries, and Checklistsp. 43
Collection and Exhibition Catalogsp. 47
Iconographies and Related Studiesp. 55
Discographies and Related Studiesp. 60
Filmographies and Videographiesp. 64
Timelinesp. 64
Research Reports and Related Studiesp. 65
IV. The Documentary Legacyp. 67
Musical Editions and Related Studiesp. 67
Editions of Librettos and Textsp. 71
Musical Manuscripts and Related Studiesp. 73
Editions of Literary Works and Related Studiesp. 74
Autobiographies, Curricula Vitae, Diaries, and Related Studiesp. 84
Published Correspondence and Related Studiesp. 90
Memoirs and Reminiscencesp. 108
Other Documentary Collectionsp. 114
Additional Sourcesp. 117
V. Wagner's Life and Characterp. 119
Autobiographiesp. 119
Biographies and Related Studiesp. 119
Specialized Biographical Studiesp. 132
Character Studiesp. 166
VI. Wagner as Composer: Studies in Techniques, Styles, and Influencesp. 171
Surveys of Wagner's Compositions and Stylistic Issuesp. 171
Wagner's Compositional Development, Methods, and Proceduresp. 173
Musical Relationships and Influencesp. 186
VII. Wagner as Music Dramatistp. 213
Survey Studiesp. 213
The Earlier (and Unfinished) Operas and Music Dramasp. 220
Hollander, Lohengrin, and Tannhauserp. 225
Meistersinger, Parsifal, Tristan, and the Ringp. 239
VIII. Wagner as Instrumental and Vocal Composer and Arrangerp. 289
Wagner as Instrumental Composerp. 289
Wagner as Choral and Vocal Composerp. 295
Wagner as Arrangerp. 296
IX. Performing Wagner: Studies of Performance Practices, Productions, and Media Issuesp. 299
Survey Studiesp. 299
Studies of Individual Performance Practices and Practitionersp. 301
Studies Dealing with Productions and Producer-Directorsp. 303
Wagner and the Mediap. 311
X. Wagner as Poet, Prose Writer, and Philosopherp. 313
General Surveysp. 313
Wagner as Poetp. 316
Wagner as Prose Writerp. 319
Wagner as Philosopherp. 321
Wagner, Nationalism, and German Culturep. 331
Wagner as Politician, Polemicist, and Revolutionaryp. 333
Wagner as Pedagoguep. 336
Wagner and Other Aspects of Knowledge and Beliefp. 337
XI. Criticizing Wagner: Wagner's Critics and the Wagner Receptionp. 341
Survey Studies and Anthologiesp. 341
Wagner Criticism in Various Countriesp. 342
The "Wagner Legend"p. 349
Wagner, Modernity, and Leading Modern Wagner Criticsp. 351
Wagner, Postmodernity, and Postmodern Wagner Criticismp. 360
XII. Wagner and Culture, Past and Presentp. 363
Survey Studiesp. 363
Wagner and the Pastp. 365
Wagner and Mythologyp. 369
Wagner and Psychologyp. 371
Wagner in European and American Literaturep. 371
Wagner and "Wagnerisms"p. 380
Wagner and the Visual Artsp. 393
Wagner and Anti-Semitismp. 395
XIII. After Wagner: Bayreuth, the Festivals, and Wagner's Descendentsp. 403
Bayreuth and the Wagner Festivalsp. 403
Wagner's Family and Descendents: From 1883 to the Presentp. 413
Index of Authors, Editors, and Translatorsp. 425