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Occult Legacies: Eroticism and the Dynasty in Siegfried Wagner’s Operas

Adrian Daub

in Tristan's Shadow

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2013 | ISBN: 9780226082134
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780226082271 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226082271.003.0007
Occult Legacies: Eroticism and the Dynasty in Siegfried Wagner’s Operas

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Richard Wagner’s son Siegfried struggled all his life with the overwhelming shadow cast with his father. This chapter investigates the role family, and in particular heredity and the dynastic family, play in both Siegfried Wagner’s operas and in their reception during his lifetime.

Keywords: Richard Wagner; Siegfried Wagner; Opera; Family

Chapter.  7433 words. 

Subjects: Opera

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