The July 2022 issue of The Wagner Journal has been published

The July 2022 issue (vol.16, no.2) of The Wagner Journal, guest-edited by Chris Walton, has been published and contains the following feature articles:

  • Alex Ross on Wagnerian fantasies reporting Hitler’s death
  • Kate Hopkins on a Wagnerian novel: Willa Cather’s Song of the Lark
  • Paula Fourie on Wagnerian spectres in the work of Etienne Leroux
  • Tash Siddiqui on Richard Wagner and the mystery of Old Compton Street
  • Interview with Merle Fahrholz and Alvaro Schoeck on adapting Wagner for the young

plus reviews of: Tannhäuser in Wuppertal, Die Walküre in Melbourne, Das Rheingold in Bern; CDs of Wagners last symphonic sketches and a 1987 Siegfried from Stockholm; Anne Kauppala and Martin Knust, eds, Wagner and the North, Frederick Paul Walter’s Annotated ‘Ring’ Cycle, J.P.E. Harper Scott’s The Event of Music History, William H. Pastor’s Three Pillars of Modern Western Culture: Richard Wagner’s Impact on James Joyce’s ’Ulysses’ and Marcel Proust’s ’In Search of Lost Time’ and Michael Trimble, Robert Ignatius Letellier and Dale Hesdorffer, eds, Sudden Death in Opera