Random thoughts on Lord of the Rings

Henry C.K. Liu hliu at mindspring.com
Wed Dec 25 11:36:09 MST 2002



Louis Proyect wrote:

> The other thing that struck me was the close connection that the narrative
> has to Wagner's Ring cycle, which also revolves around the mixed blessings
> of a supernatural ring and the dangers of acquisitiveness.

GB Shaw as music critic for the Times wrote admiringly about Wagner's Ring as a
celebration of socialism.

Henry C.K. Liu


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