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A race of singers : Whitman's working-class hero from Guthrie to Springsteen / Bryan K. Garman.

Garman, Bryan K. (Author).
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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library ML3477 .G36 2000 37684000652618 Library Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 0807825581 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807848662 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.

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General Note: "Portions of this book appeared in different form in Popular music and society 20, no. 2 (1996) and American quarterly (March 2000)"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-326) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: For the workingman's sake: imagining a working-class hero -- Heroic spiritual grandfather: Whitman and the anticapitalist imagination, 1890-1940 -- Prophet singer: Guthrie and the legacy of Whitman -- Songs the people sing: Guthrie's cultural politics -- Woody's children: Seeger, Dylan, and the new left -- Bound for glory: the politics of cultural memory -- The sins of somebody else's past: Springsteen and the burden of tradition -- A good clear eye on the dirty ways of the world: Springsteen's democratic vistas.
Subject: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 > Influence.
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967 > Influence.
Springsteen, Bruce > Influence.
Popular music > Social aspects > United States.
Working class > United States > Songs and music > History and criticism.

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