Rock 'n' Roll Wisdom: What Psychologically Astute Lyrics Teach about Life and Love
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Rock 'n' Roll Wisdom: What Psychologically Astute Lyrics Teach about Life and Love

by Barry A. Farber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275991644

ISBN-13: 9780275991647

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

In a novel look at rock 'n' roll lyrics, psychologist Barry Farber highlights those that rise above the rest because they are not only clever, but also wise in their psychological themes and conclusions. These great lyrics embody enduring truths about topics as diverse as love, identity, money, sex, religion, aging, social justice, and the search for meaning. Join

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In a novel look at rock 'n' roll lyrics, psychologist Barry Farber highlights those that rise above the rest because they are not only clever, but also wise in their psychological themes and conclusions. These great lyrics embody enduring truths about topics as diverse as love, identity, money, sex, religion, aging, social justice, and the search for meaning. Join Farber in a fun and informative journey across rock 'n' roll history to see how we can learn about significant areas of life through the medium of psychologically wise rock 'n' roll lyrics.

The Beatles meet Sigmund Freud. Bob Marley trades ideas with Carl Rogers, and Joni Mitchell shares thoughts with psychological great Erik Erikson. Those aren't actual face-to-face meetings, but a reflection of the fascinating interplay developed for this book by Barry Farber. In a novel look at rock 'n' roll lyrics, Columbia University professor Farber shows us those lyrics that rise above the rest because they are not only clever but also wise in their psychological themes and conclusions. These great lyrics embody enduring truths about topics as diverse as love, identity, money, sex, religion, aging, social justice, and the search for meaning. Join psychologist Farber in a fun and informative journey across rock 'n' roll history to see how we can learn about significant areas of life through the medium of psychologically wise rock 'n' roll lyrics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275991647
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Sex, Love, and Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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