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Religion in Hip Hop: Mapping the New Terrain in the US

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The year 2014: we now see that things we thought were far apart are closer than we could’ve ever imagined. We now see that hip hop, which began as a small, regional movement in the 70s, has blossomed into a worldwide cultural phenomenon...

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...David Bowie is one of the most influential artists of the last forty years and yet until recently has garnered minimal attention in terms of academic scholarship. This despite his: incredibly dedicated fan base; mainstream and global...

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Matt Brennan

Matt Brennan is a Chancellor’s Fellow of Music at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has served as Chair of the UK and Ireland branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM). His is the co-author (with Simon Frith, Martin Cloonan, and Emma Webster) of The History of Live Music in Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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When Genres Collide : Down Beat, Rolling Stone, and the Struggle Between Jazz and Rock

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...George Gerswhin, “The Composer in the Machine Age,” reprinted in The George Gershwin Reader, ed. Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 121.Jazz is the result of the energy stored up in America...

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Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

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...A great pleasure in writing this book came from the time I spent with what others have written or said about Jerry Lee Lewis’ songs, haunts, and myths; I gratefully acknowledge the work that preceded me. I’m especially obliged to the late...

Conclusion: “The miracle of serendipity”

Gordon E. Slethaug

Gordon E. Slethaug is Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is the former Head of the English Department and former Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in Arts at Waterloo, as well as the former Director of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. His published books include: International Teaching and Learning at Universities (2015); Adaptation Theory & Criticism: Postmodern Literature and Cinema in the USA (2014); Hit the Road, Jack: Essays on the Culture of the American Road (2012); Beautiful Chaos: Chaos Theory and Metachaotics in Recent American Fiction; and The Play of the Double in Postmodern American Fiction (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music and the road : Essays on the interplay of music and the popular culture of the American road

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In an interview about his film Almost Famous with film critic and entertainment journalist Todd Gilchrist, Cameron Crowe quoted John Lennon who said “that music is a big rushing river and there are many tributaries that lead...

Conclusion: Understanding acoustic performativities, youth subjectivities and mobile identities

Anastasia Christou

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João Sardinha

João Sardinha is a researcher at IGOT (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning), Center for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricardo Campos

Ricardo Campos is a researcher at CICS-Nova (Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This collection of articles started by stating that the concept of ‘displacement’ would be a central theme of reflection, having specifically been underlined that migration would be the link between the concepts of youth and music. Mobility...

Introduction: The Transnational Clash

Samuel Cohen

Samuel Cohen is Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA. He is the author of After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s and co-editor of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace. He is also Series Editor of the New American Canon: The Iowa Series in Contemporary Literature and Culture, co-editor of JMMLA, and author of Fifty Essays: A Portable Anthology and Literature: The Human Experience. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James Peacock

James Peacock is Senior Lecturer in English and American Literatures at Keele University, UK. His articles on contemporary American fiction have appeared in Journal of American Studies, English and Critique. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Clash Takes on the World : Transnational Perspectives on The Only Band that Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In using the epithet ‘the only band that matters’, the editors make no claims for originality. Sean Egan’s 2014 biography of the band, which sees its work emerging from the specific (and grim) economic and political circumstances of England...

Conclusion

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...There can be no detracting from Bob Dylan’s portentous effect on popular music. The fusion of poetry and melody, first acoustically, then through rock, prepared the way for a whole range of serious music within the popular idiom. As David...

Final Notes

Lyndon C. S. Way

Lyndon C. S. Way is Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, at Liverpool Hope University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and Multimodal Critical Discourse Studies : Ideology, Control, and Resistance in Turkey Since 2002

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I have had the good fortune to live in Turkey for over a decade now. It is a beautiful country with a vibrant array of people, food, cultures, and sounds. Music is a big part of life in Turkey, it being an integral part of most aspects...

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Louis A. Renza

Louis A. Renza is an Emeritus Professor of English at Dartmouth College, USA. He has published critical works on various US writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Stephen Crane, Henry James, Ernest Hemingway and Wallace Stevens. Starting in the 1970s and through 2010, he taught a Dartmouth course on Bob Dylan’s lyrics. He also directed a 2006 conference at Dartmouth College on Dylan’s works, and has published articles on them that include, respectively, critical discussions of such songs as “Went to See the Gypsy” and “Simple Twist of Fate.”. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan’s Autobiography of a Vocation : A Reading of the Lyrics 1965–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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.... . . art is a form of religion without dogma.The voyage into the interior is all that matters, Whatever your ride.“I am my words.”The following book on Bob Dylan’s songs does not directly concern Bob Dylan a.k.a Robert Zimmerman, either...