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Wagner Retold

Here you'll find retellings of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle, or its source materials, and even other Wagner opera stories, primarily set as fairy tale style narratives for a younger audience. These all date from around the turn of the 20th century (1882-1915), within living memory of the opera cycle's first premiere, and so share that late Victorian sense of wonder and impending doom.

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The Story of Siegfried

James Baldwin (1882)

[179 KB]     [738 KB]     [4.75 MB]

The Wagner Story Book

William Henry Frost (1894)

[115 KB]      [469 KB]      [427 KB]

Stories of the Wagner Opera

H. A. Guerber (1895)

[748 KB]     [1.69 MB]

Opera Stories from Wagner

Florence Akin (1915)

[219 KB]      [541 KB]

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