The Ring! So powerful it touches the race
soul and releases the Aryan spirit. So powerful it is
feared by the enemy: performances since WW II are rare.
Owen Lee captures and puts in words what Wagner put on
stage. He not only interprets The Ring but
also tells how it evolved in Wagner's mind over the years
of its development.
Wagner said of his Ring,
it teaches us "we must learn to die." Lee
says, "Ring assures us that our lives
have meaning... We sense that we are meant to move toward
something beyond consciousness that is infinite."
"Ring is about us," Lee insists,
"About our unarticulated dreams and aspirations. About
the evolutionary potential in us.... It is indeed about
evolution, but is as far in advance of Darwin's theory as
myth has always been to science." Ring
suggests that man has already transformed from self-aware
(will), to knowing about the world but no longer about the
self (without will). The destruction at Ring's
end means that man will again be transformed to a
There is much more in this amazing and
wonderful book authored by a professor of the Classics.
121 pages ----- Soft Cover