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The Resource Equipment for living : on poetry and pop music, Michael Robbins

Equipment for living : on poetry and pop music, Michael Robbins

Label
Equipment for living : on poetry and pop music
Title
Equipment for living
Title remainder
on poetry and pop music
Statement of responsibility
Michael Robbins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How can art help us make sense--or nonsense--of the world? If wrong life cannot be lived rightly, as Theodor Adorno had it, what weapons and strategies for living wrongly can art provide? With the same intelligence that animates his poetry, Michael Robbins addresses this weighty question while contemplating the idea of how strange it is that we need art at all. Ranging from Prince to Def Leppard, Lucille Clifton to Frederick Seidel, Robbins's mastery of poetry and popular music shines in Equipment for Living. He has a singular ability to illustrate points with seemingly disparate examples (Friedrich Kittler and Taylor Swift, to W.B. Yeats and Anna Kendrick's "Cups"). Robbins weaves a discussion on poet Juliana Spahr with the different subsets of Scandinavian black metal, illuminating subjects in ways that few scholars can achieve. Equipment for Living is also a wonderful guide to essential poetry and popular music"--Jacket flap
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Michael
Dewey number
814.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art
  • Art
  • Poetry
  • Poetry
  • Popular music
  • Popular music
Label
Equipment for living : on poetry and pop music, Michael Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Essays
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Equipment for living -- Wisconsin chair -- Holes -- Journey force -- The child that sucketh long -- Destroy your safe and happy lives -- Rhyme is a drug -- How to write a Charles Simic poem -- Kill Rock Stars' memoirs -- Dark, dark, dark -- No taste of my own -- Real God, roll -- Red -- Make the machine sing -- Hooked up -- Visible republic -- Are you smeared with the juice of cherries? -- Frederick Seidel's bad taste -- Equipment for sinking -- Playlist
Control code
ocn961003539
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Shuster hardcover edition.
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781476747095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961003539
Label
Equipment for living : on poetry and pop music, Michael Robbins
Publication
Note
Essays
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Equipment for living -- Wisconsin chair -- Holes -- Journey force -- The child that sucketh long -- Destroy your safe and happy lives -- Rhyme is a drug -- How to write a Charles Simic poem -- Kill Rock Stars' memoirs -- Dark, dark, dark -- No taste of my own -- Real God, roll -- Red -- Make the machine sing -- Hooked up -- Visible republic -- Are you smeared with the juice of cherries? -- Frederick Seidel's bad taste -- Equipment for sinking -- Playlist
Control code
ocn961003539
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Shuster hardcover edition.
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781476747095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961003539

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