Joachim Kaiser, der Musikkritik-Papst der SZ, entführt entlang seiner eigenen Wagner-Faszination in dessen historischen, mythologischen, musikalischen und biografischen Kosmos. Was passiert in seinen Musikdramen, was sind ihre Schwierigkeiten, was macht ihre Herrlichkeit aus? Welche Beziehung besteht zwischen Wagners Kunst und seinem Antisemitismus? Ein Buch, das überzeugende und unterhaltsame Antworten gibt auf die Frage, warum Wagners Musik das Publikum bis heute fasziniert und begeistert. 238 Seiten. Lesebändchen. Leinen mit Schutzumschlag. Mängelexemplar.
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Gain new perspective of Harper Lee's coming-of-age story set in a racially divided Southern town with CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird! With this study guide, you'll get to know Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Scout, the 6-year-old tomboy on the verge of a life-altering event. CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird also provides you with expert commentary, a character map, and a critical essay. What's more, you'll get background information about Harper Lee as well as suggestions as to why, after winning a Pulitzer Prize, this was to be her one and only novel.
The Killing Joke, one of my favorite Batman stories ever, stirred a bit of controversy because the story involves the Joker brutally, pointlessly shooting Commissioner Gordon's daughter in the spine. This is a no-holds-barred take on a truly insane criminal mind, masterfully written by British comics writer Alan Moore. The art by Brian Bolland is so appealing that his depiction of the Joker became a standard and was imitated by many artists to follow.