- Title Pages
1The Secret of Music-Dramatic Form
2Der Ring des Nibelungen
3Tristan und Isolde
4Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Appendix OneDas Rheingold
Appendix TwoDie Walküre
Appendix FiveTristan und Isolde
Appendix SixDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg
- Abbreviations Used in Notes
- Works Consulted
Ethics after Tristan
- (p.293) 5 Parsifal
- Beyond Reason
- University of California Press
Parsifal (1877-81), Wagner’s testament, offers a vision of ethics that might be viable in the wake of Tristan, a vision derived from Schopenhauerian, Buddhist, and Christian inspirations that suggested a turning away from the nihilistic self-obsessed Eros toward the other-directed Agape.
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