Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 September 2013

272 Pages | 32 halftones and 48 music examples


ISBN: 9780199957927

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A Kingdom Not of This World

Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Kevin C. Karnes

  • Challenges prevalent understandings of the creative culture of fin-de-siècle Vienna
  • Accessibly written to avoid musical jargon and extensive use of technical vocabularies
  • Ranges widely across music, philosophy, and the visual arts
  • Uncovers artists and artworks long forgotten and provides new perspectives on some of the most celebrated achievements in the Western canon