The Ring of Power: 
Symbols and Themes Love vs Power in Wagner’s 
Ring Cycle and in Us


Symbols and Themes Love vs Power in Wagner's 
Ring Cycle and in Us

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The Rhinegold, Valkyrie, Siegfried, and Twilight of the Gods as mythic stories of archetypes, dysfunctional family dynamics over three generations, and the destructive effect of power on the psyche, on relationships, and as a ruling principle in patriarchy. Possibilities of “Freeing ourselves from the Ring Cycle” and “Beyond Valhalla: A Post-Patriarch  World”(HarperSanFrancisco, 1992). Nicolas-Hays, pb, ISBN 0-89254-043-5.

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