Fever: How Rock 'n' Roll Transformed Gender in America by Tim Riley | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Fever

Fever

by Tim Riley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312424957

ISBN-13: 2900312424953

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: Picador

In Fever, music critic Tim Riley argues that while political and athletic role models have let us down, rock and roll has provided enduring role models for men and women. From Elvis Presley to Tina Turner to Bruce Springsteen to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, Riley makes a persuasive case that rock and roll, far from the corrosive force that conservative

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In Fever, music critic Tim Riley argues that while political and athletic role models have let us down, rock and roll has provided enduring role models for men and women. From Elvis Presley to Tina Turner to Bruce Springsteen to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, Riley makes a persuasive case that rock and roll, far from the corrosive force that conservative critics make it out to be, has instead been a positive influence in people's lives, laying out gender-defying role models far more enduringly than movies, TV, or "real life."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900312424953
Publisher:
Picador
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256

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