Real Life Rock

Real Life Rock

The Complete Top Ten Columns, 1986-2014

eBook - 2015
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For nearly thirty years, Greil Marcus has written a remarkable column called "Real Life Rock Top Ten." It has been a laboratory where he has fearlessly explored and wittily dissected an enormous variety of cultural artifacts, from songs to books to movies to advertisements. Taken together, his musings, reflections, and sallies amount to a subtle and implicit theory of how cultural objects fall through time and circumstance and often deliver unintended consequences, both in the present and in the future.
"Real Life Rock" reveals the critic in full: direct, erudite, funny, fierce, vivid, uninhibited, and possessing an unerring instinct for art and fraud. The result is an indispensable volume packed with startling arguments and casual brilliance."
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2015.
ISBN: 9780300218596
0300218591
9780300196641
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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