Cosima Wagner

Standard Name: Wagner, Cosima


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
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...
Material Conditions of Writing Henry Handel Richardson
It is generally supposed that HHR 's last novel, The Young Cosima (about the woman who married composer Richard Wagner ) was weakened by the author's loss of her husband in 1933.
Howes, F. S. “The Young Cosima”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 1927, p. 11.
Textual Features Henry Handel Richardson
HHR was deeply interested in the motivations of three people: Cosima (whom she sees as denied an outlet, by her gender, for her great natural gifts), her first husband (the all-round musician Hans von Bülow


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