New Critical Perspectives on the Beatles Things We Said Today /

The Beatles are probably the most photographed band in history and are the subject of numerous biographical studies, but a surprising dearth of academic scholarship addresses the Fab Four. New Critical Perspectives on the Beatles offers a collection of original, previously unpublished essays that ex...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Womack, Kenneth. (Editor), Kapurch, Katie. (Editor)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Published: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series:Pop Music, Culture and Identity
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface.How Did They Do It?- Introduction.Making It New with the Beatles
  • Part I.The Beatles in/as History
  • 1.'Getting Better': The Beatles and the Angry Young Men
  • 2.English Gardens, Mystery Trips, and Songs Your Mother Should Know: The Beatles and British Nostalgia in 1967
  • 3.Blackbird Singing: Paul McCartney's Romance of Racial Harmony and Post-Racial America
  • Part II.Artistry and the Beatles
  • 4.'Beatle Country': A Bluegrass 'Concept Album' from 1966
  • 5.Spatial Counterpoint and the Impossible Experience of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'
  • 6.Blue Jay Way: The Imagery of Pure Consciousness in Select Beatles Songs
  • 7.George Harrison and the Influence of American Popular Song
  • Part III.Fandom and the Beatles
  • 8.The Beatles Christmas Records ... Unwrapped: A Closer Look at the Fan Club Discs
  • 9.'She Said She Said': How Women Have Transformed from Fans to Authors in Beatles History
  • 10.Crying, Waiting, Hoping: The Beatles, Girl Culture, and the Melodramatic Mode
  • 11.Revolution 2.0: Beatle Fan Scholarship and the Digital Age
  • 12.The Beatles in the Classroom: John, Paul, George, and Ringo Go to College
  • 13.The John Lennon Series and 'Factional' Narrative Biography. .