Stars Don't Stand Still in the Sky: Music and Myth (Discussions in Contemporary Culture #12)

Edited by Karen Kelly and Evelyn McDonnell, this is the first multidisciplinary book to discuss both popular music and the process by which it has been mythologized by its audience, its chroniclers, and its analysts. It gathers together musicians, music critics, and scholars in the discussion of the mythology of one of our most popular, enduring, and universal cultural forms.

Contributions by Anthony DeCurtis, Katherine Dieckmann, Chuck Eddy, Paul Gilroy, Lawrence Grossberg, Jessica Hagedorn, Kathleen Hanna, James Hannaham, Dave Hickey, Jon Langford, Greil Marcus, Angela McRobbie, Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky), Barbara O'Dair, Ann Powers, Toshi Reagon, Simon Reynolds, Ralph Rugoff, Robert Santelli, Jon Savage, Arlene Stein, Deena Weinstein, and Ellen Willis

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Dia Art Foundation and New York University Press
6 x 8.5 in.
287 pages
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Edited by Karen Kelly and Evelyn McDonnell. Introduction by Greil Marcus