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Mystery Train

Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music

Mystery Train( )
Author: Marcus, Greil
ISBN:978-0-571-32317-3
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

Greil Marcus's study of American rock 'n' roll is justly regarded as one of the most accomplished examples of contemporary music writing. Using a handful of artists -- a brace of bluesmen, The Band, Sly Stone, Randy Newman and Elvis Presley -- Marcus illuminates and interprets the American Dream in rigorous prose, touching on myth, landscape and oral tradition. The result is an invigorating and wholly original study -- here in its revised, sixth edition -- that remains a high watermark...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Rock
Social Science / Popular Culture
Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.301 x 23.401 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.517 Kilograms
Author Biography
Marcus, Greil (Author)
Greil Marcus is the author of "Invisible Republic," "Dead Elvis," "Lipstick Traces," & "Mystery Train." His pieces have appeared in a wide range of publications, including "Artforum," "Interview," "The New Yorker," "The New York Times," & "Esquire." He will be teaching at Princeton & Berkeley in fall 2000.

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