In Search of Elvis: Music, Race, Art, Religion / Edition 1

In Search of Elvis: Music, Race, Art, Religion / Edition 1

by Vernon Chadwick, International Conference on Elvis Presley 1995 University of Mississi
     
 


"The International Conference on Elvis Presley, convened at the University of Mississippi in August, transformed a rock and roll icon into a scholarly phenomenon. Educators, artists, and Elvis aficiona"See more details below

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"The International Conference on Elvis Presley, convened at the University of Mississippi in August, transformed a rock and roll icon into a scholarly phenomenon. Educators, artists, and Elvis aficiona"

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ISBN-13:
9780813329871
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
0.73(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Meet the Author


Vernon Chadwick is assistant professor of English at the University of Mississippi.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Ole Massa's Dead, Long Live the King of Rock 'n' Roll
1Country Elvis3
2Rethinking Elvis and the Rockabilly Moment19
3From Denmark to RCA: On the Road with Elvis, Scotty, and Bill29
4Elvis as Anthology37
5Elvis as Southerner75
6Elvis Presley as Redneck93
7Elvis's Man Friday103
8A Revolutionary Sexual Persona: Elvis Presley and the White Acquiescence of Black Rhythms109
9"It Ain't No Hound Dog, Maybe, But I Believe It's Some Kinda Critter Anyway": Elvis and Southern Self-Taught Art as Storytelling123
10In Search of Elvis: An Exhibition in a Variety of Media143
11Everything Elvis153
12Why I'm the World' Number One Elvis Fan161
13Generation E171
14In Search of the Young Elvis: Confessions of a Dutch Archivist179
15Dead Elvis as Other Jesus189
16Sermon on Alvis201
17When Elvis Died: Enshrining a Legend225
Notes243
About the Editor and Contributors282
Index285

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