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The Resource Bruce Springsteen and the American soul : essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon, edited by David Garrett Izzo

Bruce Springsteen and the American soul : essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon, edited by David Garrett Izzo

Label
Bruce Springsteen and the American soul : essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon
Title
Bruce Springsteen and the American soul
Title remainder
essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Garrett Izzo
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This critical work examines Bruce Springsteen, his music, the cultural importance of his narrative songs and the singular experience of his live performances. Particular attention is paid to his political consciousness, including his alignment with the working poor, unemployed, those down on their luck, and those suffering from social and political issues that permeate the American social landscape"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.42166092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.S77
LC item number
B79 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Springsteen, Bruce
  • Rock music
  • Rock music
Label
Bruce Springsteen and the American soul : essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon, edited by David Garrett Izzo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Contents
Introduction : The conscience of rock 'n' roll / David Garrett Izzo -- Fanfare for the common man : magic / Dana Sawyer -- In concert : a transcendental celebration / David Garrett Izzo -- Songwriting and political awareness : the development of Springsteen's emotional community / Adam Aliano -- From the "Badlands" to "the Promised Land" : how past and present America has affected the lives of Springsteen's characters / Jason W. Faulkner -- Queen of the supermarket : representations of working class women / Lisa Delmonico -- The virgin, the whore, the girl next door : seeking the definitive "Mary" / Keith Fudge -- Springsteen's American stories in Devils in dust and The Seeger sessions / Robert McParland -- Going nowhere : Bruce, the Beatles, Neil Young, Talking Heads and others / David Gellman -- Ten things you don't know about scholarship on Springsteen / Denise D. Green -- Growin' up with Springsteen / Herpreet Kaur Grewal -- "World without pity" : the tragic vision / Lincoln Konkle -- An opera on the turnpike : musical form and narrative myth in the early works / Barry Long -- Lost! can we find our way back home on magic? / Lorraine Mangione -- Let me show you what love can do-the messages of working on a dream / Doug Morris -- "The key to the universe : Springsteen, masculinity, and the car" / Katherine Parkin -- Evangelism from E Street : Brother Springsteen's salvation show / Susan Woge -- Here everybody has a neighbor : Springsteen's narrative of community / April Lindner -- "Highway patrolman" : an application of sibling theory and research / Jonathan Caspi -- "Mr. State Trooper, please don't stop me" : the image of police in the songs / Susan Hamburger -- John Wayne and Bruce Springsteen staying home : how not going to war Influenced the careers of two American popular icons / Lars A. Rossland -- Long walk home : nostalgia and the retro postmodern artist / Elizabeth Seymour -- Growin' up : the progression of Springsteen's music as it relates to Erikson's theory of development / James Azar -- On the edge / Stevan Weine -- Seeger, Dylan, and Springsteen : the folk tradition alive and well in America / Marianne Murawski -- Springsteen's intimations of mortality / Alex Pitofsky -- Springsteen: growin' up, growing older : a route map for the long walk home / Melanie Henwood -- Discography
Control code
ocn690102739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786459087
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010052303
System control number
(OCoLC)690102739
Label
Bruce Springsteen and the American soul : essays on the songs and influence of a cultural icon, edited by David Garrett Izzo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Contents
Introduction : The conscience of rock 'n' roll / David Garrett Izzo -- Fanfare for the common man : magic / Dana Sawyer -- In concert : a transcendental celebration / David Garrett Izzo -- Songwriting and political awareness : the development of Springsteen's emotional community / Adam Aliano -- From the "Badlands" to "the Promised Land" : how past and present America has affected the lives of Springsteen's characters / Jason W. Faulkner -- Queen of the supermarket : representations of working class women / Lisa Delmonico -- The virgin, the whore, the girl next door : seeking the definitive "Mary" / Keith Fudge -- Springsteen's American stories in Devils in dust and The Seeger sessions / Robert McParland -- Going nowhere : Bruce, the Beatles, Neil Young, Talking Heads and others / David Gellman -- Ten things you don't know about scholarship on Springsteen / Denise D. Green -- Growin' up with Springsteen / Herpreet Kaur Grewal -- "World without pity" : the tragic vision / Lincoln Konkle -- An opera on the turnpike : musical form and narrative myth in the early works / Barry Long -- Lost! can we find our way back home on magic? / Lorraine Mangione -- Let me show you what love can do-the messages of working on a dream / Doug Morris -- "The key to the universe : Springsteen, masculinity, and the car" / Katherine Parkin -- Evangelism from E Street : Brother Springsteen's salvation show / Susan Woge -- Here everybody has a neighbor : Springsteen's narrative of community / April Lindner -- "Highway patrolman" : an application of sibling theory and research / Jonathan Caspi -- "Mr. State Trooper, please don't stop me" : the image of police in the songs / Susan Hamburger -- John Wayne and Bruce Springsteen staying home : how not going to war Influenced the careers of two American popular icons / Lars A. Rossland -- Long walk home : nostalgia and the retro postmodern artist / Elizabeth Seymour -- Growin' up : the progression of Springsteen's music as it relates to Erikson's theory of development / James Azar -- On the edge / Stevan Weine -- Seeger, Dylan, and Springsteen : the folk tradition alive and well in America / Marianne Murawski -- Springsteen's intimations of mortality / Alex Pitofsky -- Springsteen: growin' up, growing older : a route map for the long walk home / Melanie Henwood -- Discography
Control code
ocn690102739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786459087
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010052303
System control number
(OCoLC)690102739

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