Table of contents for Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts / Thomas S. Grey.

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1. Wagner and the problematics of 'absolute music' in the nineteenth century
2. Beethoven reception and the hermeneutic impulse: poetic ideas and new forms
3. Engendering music-drama: Opera and Drama and its metaphors
4. The 'poetic-musical Period' and the 'evolution' of Wagnerian form
5. Endless melodies
6. Motive and motivations: Leitmotif and 'symphonic' drama

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 Written works, Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 Aesthetics, Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883, OperasMusic 19th century Philosophy and aesthetics, Musical criticism, Opera