The Resource Bowie

Bowie

Label
Bowie
Title
Bowie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Simon Critchley first encountered David Bowie in the early seventies, when the singer appeared on Britain's most-watched music show, Top of the Pops. His performance of "Starman" mesmerized Critchley: it was "so sexual, so knowing, so strange." Two days later Critchley's mum bought a copy of the single; she liked both the song and the performer's bright orange hair (she had previously been a hairdresser). The seed of a lifelong love affair was thus planted in the mind of her son, aged 12.In this concise and engaging excursion through the songs of one of the world's greatest pop stars, Critchley, whose writings on philosophy have garnered widespread praise, melds personal narratives of how Bowie lit up his dull life in southern England's suburbs with philosophical forays into the way concepts of authenticity and identity are turned inside out in Bowie's work. The result is nearly as provocative and mind-expanding as the artist it portrays
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Critchley, Simon
Dewey number
782.42166/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Bowie, David
  • Bowie, David
  • Critchley, Simon
  • Rock music
Target audience
adult
Label
Bowie
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11829356
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944869274
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11829356
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11829356
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bowie
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11829356
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944869274
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11829356
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11829356
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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