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Rock 'n' roll wisdom [electronic resource] : what psychologically astute lyrics teach about life and love / Barry A. Farber.

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  • ISBN: 9780313082801 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0313082804 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 190 p.)
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.

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General Note: Available through EBSCO/Netlibrary
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-151) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Judy Kuriansky -- Introduction: Listening to lyrics -- Part I: On friendship and love. Friendship ; Love ; Losing love ; Freedom and commitment -- Part II: On pain, uncertainty, and despair. Depression ; Identity ; Serious emotional distress -- Part III: On sex, drugs, and money. Sex and passion ; Drug and alcohol use ; Money -- Part IV: On coping with life. The difficulty of change ; Psychological defenses ; Secrets and self-disclosure ; Religion and spirituality -- Part V: On aging and growth. Growing up ; Aging and mortality ; The search for social justice ; The search for a meaningful life.
Subject: Conduct of life
Rock music > History and criticism

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