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Shelton Waldrep - Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie - 9781501325229 - V9781501325229
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Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie

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Description for Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, 12 mono images. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 374.
Although David Bowie has famously characterized himself as a leper messiah, a more appropriate moniker might be rock god : someone whose influence has crossed numerous sub-genres of popular and classical music and can at times seem ubiquitous. By looking at key moments in his career (1972, 1977-79, 1980-83, and 1995-97) through several lenses-theories of sub-culture, gender/sexuality studies, theories of sound, post-colonial theory, and performance studies, Waldrep examines Bowie's work in terms not only of his auditory output but his many reinterpretations of it via music videos, concert tours, television appearances, and occasional movie roles. Future ... Read more

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About 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.

Reviews for Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie
Original, engaging, and well-researched, Future Nostalgia is a welcome contribution to both the field of popular music studies generally and to Bowie scholarship in particular. Combining an interdisciplinary approach
drawing on musicology, music criticism, cultural studies and cultural history, gender studies, and disability studies
with the author's comprehensive knowledge of Bowie's career and oeuvre, this book makes a compelling case for ... Read more

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