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Wagner's art is the most sensational self-portrayal and self- critique of German nature that it is possible to conceive.
It is a pregnant complex, gleaming up from the unconscious, of mother-fixation, sexual desire, and fear.
What was it that drove these thousands into the arms of his art--what but the blissfully sensuous, searing, sense-consuming, intox ...
He was all for catharsis and purification, he dreamed of an aesthetic consecration that should cleanse society of luxury, the gree ...
The apprentice and the master love the master in different ways.
Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do wi ...
So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went without the meat, and cursed the bread;
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See, see, King Richard doth himself appear,
As doth the blushing discontented sun
From out the fiery portal of the east.
Methinks King Richard and myself should meet
With no less terror than the elements
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As in a theatre the eyes of men,
After a well-graced actor leaves the stage,
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