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Richard Wagner as a Poet

Richard Wagner as a Poet Wagner’s Ring and its Icelandic SourcesStofnun Sigurðar Nordals 1995 It was Wagner’s ambition to write the text of The Ring of the Nibelung in Eddic verse. The author explains the chief principles of Icelandic prosody, unchanged from the Eddas to the present day, and finds that in the main Wagner …

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