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Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'n' Roll

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This smart, incisive biography traces Bruce Springsteen's evolution from a young artist who wasn't sure what he wanted to say to an acclaimed musician with a distinctive vision for a better society. Brilliantly analyzing and evoking Springsteen's output, Marc Dolan unveils the pulsing heart of his music: its deep personal, political, and cultural resonances, which enabled Springsteen to reflect on his experiences as well as the world around him. The book is now updated with a new chapter on , , and the 2012 tour.

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A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made.

About the Author

Marc Dolan is a professor at John Jay College and the City University of New York, where he teaches English, American studies, and film. A New Jersey native, he lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393345841
Author:
Dolan, Marc
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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