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Music for Cyborgs: Fictions of Disability

Shelton Waldrep

Shelton Waldrep is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, USA, and currently the Trustee Professor of the University of Maine System. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Nostalgia : Performing David Bowie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...After the surprise release of his new album The Next Day in 2013, David Bowie was in the news again a few months later, this time for releasing a list of his 100 essential novels. See, for example, “Bowie’s Top 100 Books...

He’s not there: Velvet Goldmine filmhauntological approachVelvet Goldmine and the Spectres of David Bowie

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Named after a relatively obscure David Bowie outtake, Velvet Goldmine is an audacious film, which divided critics and audiences alike. Inspired by David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust period, the film, on a literal level, provides...

Confronting Bowie’s Mysterious Corpses

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction ‘Confront a corpse at least once’ Bowie implored, ‘. . . the absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have’ (Bowie, 2004). His words accompanied a haunting photographic...

Buddhism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction The global popularity of Buddhism as a fount of meditation and health has been increasing noticeably since the 1950s (Seager 2000: 4), and this trend is evidenced particularly in the work of music recording artists. Primarily,...

2004 (Bowie vs Mashup)

Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is Lecturer in Media and Communication at Deakin University, Australia. His main areas of interest are Games Studies, Digital Humanities and Online Persona, and he recently co-edited the collectionZombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The aim of this chapter is to revisit the ‘mashup’ competition David Bowie conducted as part of the promotional strategies for the North American leg of his ‘A Reality Tour’ in early 2004. In order to understand Bowie...

Time Again: The David Bowie Chronotope

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...‘One day,’ David Bowie promised in 1984, in his song ‘Blue Jean’, ‘I’m gonna write a poem in a letter.’ In 1997, he effectively kept that promise, releasing ‘Battle For Britain (The Letter)’, which explicitly offers the song and its lyric...

Keeping Space Fantastic: The Transformative Journey of Major Tom

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...What really mattered as an artist . . . was not what you did but what you were, and Bowie became a blank canvas on which consumers write their dreams.I have been ‘freak[ing] out in a moonage daydream’, my entire conscious life. My earliest...

‘You never knew that, that I could do that’

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Unannounced on his sixty-sixth birthday, 8 January 2013, David Bowie released Where Are We Now? via iTunes and on the same day the accompanying film by the multimedia and installation artist Tony Oursler appeared on Bowie’s official...

The Whiteness of David Bowie

Sean Redmond

Sean Redmond is Associate Professor in Media and Communication at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of the journal Celebrity Studies, author of The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood (2013), andCelebrity and the Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction David Bowie has been a figure that has readily drawn attention to both the empowering symbolic markers of whiteness, and to the contradictory ways in which it is embodied. On the one hand, Bowie’s ‘hyper whiteness’ (Bonnett...
...Introduction: ‘Don’t you w[o]ander sometimes’ On his Low (1977) profile, where the celluloid Bowie has been flattened out by George Underwood’s cover art, only his ear seems to have corporeal depth, alert and cocked to one side, an emblem...