Dead Elvis

Dead Elvis

by Greil Marcus
     
 

As he listens in on the public conversation that recreates Elvis after death, Marcus tracks the path of Presley's resurrection. He grafts together scattered fragments of the eclectic dialogue--snatches of movies and music, books and newspapers, photographs, posters, cartoons--and amazes us with not only what America has been saying as it raises its late king, but also… See more details below

Overview

As he listens in on the public conversation that recreates Elvis after death, Marcus tracks the path of Presley's resurrection. He grafts together scattered fragments of the eclectic dialogue--snatches of movies and music, books and newspapers, photographs, posters, cartoons--and amazes us with not only what America has been saying as it raises its late king, but also what this strange obsession with a dead Elvis can tell us about America itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674194229
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/15/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.54(w) x 6.69(h) x 9.61(d)

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