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C O N T E N T S Foreword: The Rock Star as Metaphor Anthony DeCurtis ix Preface xiii 1 Reflections on Stardom and Its Trajectories 1 2 Watching Elvis 24 3 James Brown: Self-Remade Man 46 4 Bob Dylan: The Artist 70 5 The Rolling Stones: Rebellion, Transgression, and Excess 97 6 The Grateful Dead: Alchemy, or Rock & Roll Utopia 121 7 Joni Mitchell: The Singer-Songwriter and the Confessional Persona 148 8 Bruce Springsteen: Trapped in the Promised Land 175 Conclusion: Where Have All the Rock Stars Gone? 205 Notes 215 Index 235 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781421413938
Related ISBN
9781421413921
MARC Record
OCLC
885208479
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2014-08-22
Language
English
Open Access
No
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