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Real Life Rock : The Complete Top Ten Columns, 1986-2014 (Reprint) (Paperback) (Greil Marcus)

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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.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 586.0
Genre: Music, Literary Collections
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Greil Marcus
Language: English
Street Date: November 22, 2016
TCIN: 52021556
UPC: 9780300223606
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-5398

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