By Oswald Mosley
The Ring Saga by Wagner can be, and was, interpreted by Bernard Shaw as being a mystical representation of modern civilisation. Each of the main archetypes: Dwarfs, Gods, and Heroes; of who Siegmund is one, and is the brave but ineffective revolutionary, are analysed.
Oswald Mosley asks questions and poses alternative possibilities regarding the meaning of the great drama – and its message for today’s world.
A fascinating booklet, first published as an article inThe European circa 1955. Wagner lovers will see things through different eyes after considering some of the points brought forward here