Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Wagner, Richard
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Emmuska, Baroness Orczy|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Henry Handel Richardson||
A closer friendship formed in Leipzig was that with a young Scotsman, George Robertson , who was studying for a PhD in German literature. He reawakened Richardson's interest in books and writing, particularly when she...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth von Arnim||
Henning, a recent widower fifteen years older than his bride, was the only son of Graf Harry Kurt Edward von Arnim, a German ambassador who had been exiled from Germany by Bismarck because of political...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Russell Mitford||
Macready praised the play, but then undermined the value of his own praise, calling it a wonderful tragedy—an extraordinary tragedy for a woman to have written.
Its popularity in London was such as to...
Pigrome, Stella. “Mary Russell Mitford”. The Charles Lamb Bulletin, Charles Lamb Society, pp. 53 -62.
|Leisure and Society||Mary Agnes Hamilton||
With all her busy political life and high level of publication, MAH managed to make room for life's pleasures. She mentions particularly friendship, travel, books and music: till about 1934 she was an impassioned Wagnerian
|Material Conditions of Writing||Henry Handel Richardson|
|Publishing||John Oliver Hobbes||
The Times carried an article by JOH , Notes on the Last Cycle at Bayreuth: a review not only of Wagner 's operatic oeuvre, but of Wagnerism as a phenomenon.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(4 September 1899): 6
Alfred Stieglitz , the editor of Camera Work, wrote to tell GS : You have undoubtedly succeeded in expressing Matisse and Picasso in words.
Writer and journalist Henri-Pierre Roché saw things differently: he...
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
|Textual Features||Henry Handel Richardson|
|Textual Features||Romer Wilson||
RW establishes here two of her favourite themes: the artistic mind and the process of creation. Martin, a German composer who thinks of himself as a genius, aspires to greatness and admires Wagner . He...
|Textual Production||Dorothy Wellesley|
|Textual Production||Romer Wilson|
|Textual Production||Willa Cather|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||John Oliver Hobbes||
She writes that the passion for Wagner among the precious and intellectually snobbish is dying out; he is less fashionable now, while Bayreuth is developing a populist, carnival aspect. Wagner snobs, she says, have been...
13-17 August 1876
The first cyclical performance of the four component parts of Richard Wagner 's Der Ring des Nibelungen took place in the newly-opened Festspielhaus at Bayreuth in Bavaria, Germany.