Meny
 

Genius, Power and Magic

A Cultural History of Germany from Goethe to Wagner

Roderick Cavaliero provides a fascinating overview of Germany's cultural zenith and its artistic exports. Comprehensive and highly-readable, 'Genius, Power and Magic' surveys the legacy of this golden age, including the literature of Goethe and Grimm, the music of Wagner, Schumann and Mendelssohn and the philosophy of Schiller and Kant. Les mer
Vår pris
170,-

(Paperback)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Paperback
Legg i
Paperback
Legg i
Vår pris: 170,-

(Paperback)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Om boka

Roderick Cavaliero provides a fascinating overview of Germany's cultural zenith and its artistic exports. Comprehensive and highly-readable, 'Genius, Power and Magic' surveys the legacy of this golden age, including the literature of Goethe and Grimm, the music of Wagner, Schumann and Mendelssohn and the philosophy of Schiller and Kant.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Illustrations

Introduction

1. Fitzboodle in Pumpernickel
2. A German Panorama
3. Genius : Germans in Search of God
4. Genius : Germans in Search of Man (1)
5. Germans in Search of Man (2)
6. Potentates and Patrons (1)
7. Potentates and Patrons (2)
8. The Catholic South
9. Magic: Musical Germany
10. Pumpernickel Discovered
11. Revolution Across the Rhine
12. The Revolution of 'Pumpernickel'
13. Romance on the Rhine
14. The Tales of the Hoffmen
15. Harmony and Dissonance
16. Butterflies or Maggots
17. 'Pumpernickel' by Binoculars
18. Power over Genius and Magic

Chronological Data
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Roderick Cavaliero is a writer and historian. He is the author of 'Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of Suffren', 'Independence of Brazil', 'Strangers in the Land: The Rise and Decline of the British Indian Empire' and 'Ottomania: The Romantics and the Myth of the Islamic Orient' (all I.B.Tauris) as well as 'The Last of the Crusaders: The Knights of St John and Malta in the Eighteenth Century' and 'Italia Romantica: English Romantics and Italian Freedom' (Tauris Parke Paperbacks).