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Title Reading the Beatles : cultural studies, literary criticism, and the Fab Four / edited by Kenneth Womack and Todd F. Davis
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages)
Contents "Speaking words of wisdom" : the Beatles' poetics. "I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together" : Bakhtin and the Beatles / Ian Marshall ; From "craft" to "art" : formal structure in the music of the Beatles / John Covach ; "Love, love, love" : representations of gender and sexuality in selected songs by the Beatles / Sheila Whiteley ; Painting their room in a colorful way : the Beatles' exploration of timbre / Walter Everett -- "A splendid time is guaranteed for all" : theorizing the Beatles. Mythology, remythology, and demythology : the Beatles on film / Kenneth Womack and Todd F. Davis ; Vacio luminoso : "Tomorrow never knows" and the coherence of the impossible / Russell Reising ; The spectacle of alienation : death, loss, and the crowd in Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / William M. Northcutt ; We all want to change the world : postmodern politics and the Beatles' White album / Jeffrey Roessner -- "We can work it out" : the Beatles and culture. "The rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry" : the Beatles and questions of mass and high culture / Paul Gleed ; A universal childhood : tourism, pilgrimage, and the Beatles / Kevin McCarron ; "Baby, you're a rich man" : the Beatles, ideology, and the cultural moment / James M. Decker ; Spinning the historical record : Lennon, McCartney, and museum politics / John Kimsey -- Afterword : I want to hold your hand / Jane Tompkins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-231) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Beatles.
Music -- Social aspects.
Rock music -- England -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Todd F., 1965-
Womack, Kenneth.
ISBN 0791467155 (print)
0791467163 (print)
1423756142 (electronic bk.)
9780791467152 (print)
9780791467169 (print)
9781423756149 (electronic bk.)