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All Graceful Instruments: The Contexts of the "Grateful Dead" Phenomenon

All Graceful Instruments: The Contexts of the "Grateful Dead" Phenomenon (Hardback)

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All Graceful Instruments: The Contexts of the Grateful Dead Phenomenon gathers thirteen representative essays from a wide array of fields into an interdisciplinary anthology that reveals the depth and extent of this fascinating, variegated cultural phenomenon. Contributors use the techniques of literary criticism, musicology, sociology, philosophy, business theory, and more to explore the meaning and significance of the music of the Grateful Dead, the implications of their artistic and commercial success, and the social dimensions of their following, the Deadheads. For scholars and students of American history and culture, this book makes a convincing case for why the Grateful Dead phenomenon is worthy of academic attention and what that study can offer. By focusing a wide array of critical approaches on a single, discrete subject, All Graceful Instruments provides a refreshing approach to interdisciplinary studies that should appeal to a wide audience.

Music & DanceDanceMusic reviews & criticismMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresRock & Pop musicMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culture Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 01/01/2007 ISBN-13: 9781847180971  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nicholas G. Meriwether read history at Princeton and Cambridge, where his study of bohemianism eventually led to this book. In addition to his fiction, his writings on popular culture, music, and Southern literature and history have appeared in a wide array of books, anthologies, and journals. He is the Oral Historian at the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina.

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