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Desperately seeking Madonna : in search of the meaning of the world's most famous woman

Author: Adam Sexton
Publisher: New York : Delta, ©1993.
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A collection of essays, articles, tabloid journalism, academic essays, art, and more, chronicling Madonna's career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desperately seeking Madonna.
New York : Delta, ©1993
(OCoLC)649373559
Named Person: Madonna; Madonna; Madonna, Sängerin.; Madonna; Madonna
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sexton
ISBN: 0385306881 9780385306881
OCLC Number: 25509681
Description: xv, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : justifying my love / Adam Sexton --
Madonnarama / Eric Schmuckler --
from Rolling Stone pools, 1984 --
Opaque object of desire / Tom Ward --
Girls can't do what the guys do : Madonna's physical attraction / Dave Marsh --
"Since when was Modonna your cup of tea?" / Modell --
On the "Material Girl" video / E. Ann Kaplan --
The New York whats / Russell Baker --
from Madonna nudes, 1979) / Martin Schreiber --
Madonna / Helen Gurley Brown --
Madonna / Henry Rollins --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1985 --
Primadonna / Joyce Millman --
Madonna / John Fiske --
On Updike on "True Blue" / Nicholson Baker --
The seven ladies of ASCAP / Hirschfeld --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1986 --
In search of Madonna's persona / Vincent Canby --
On Madonna vs. Bruce / Mary Harron --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1987 (Cont.) On Madonna dreams / Sandra Bernhard --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1988 --
In being a good corporate citizen, Pepsi came to wrong conclusion / Richard Morgan --
Like a Catholic : Madonna's challenge to her church / Andrew M. Greeley --
Living to tell : Madonna's resurrection of the fleshly / Susan McClary --
Madonna, girl of a thosand faces / Stephen Spire III, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Dave Sharpe --
The decade in Madonna : ascension of the Catholic schoolgirl / Mark Rowland --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1989 --
Madonna eats L.A. / Anita Sarko --
Costume sketch / Jean-Paul Gaultier --
Unlike a virgin / Luc Sante --
Of savages and their wild goddess / Art Buchwald --
Madonna symposium survey / Sarah Williams and Jennifer Martinez --
A brain for sin and a bod for business / Matthew Schifrin with Peter Newcomb --
Madoodoo! / Todd Loren and Lyndal Ferguson (Cont.) Another image in the Madonna Rolodex / Ellen Goodman --
Madonna --
finally, a real feminist / Camille Paglia --
Like a virgin : Madonna's version of the feminine / Lynne Layton --
Justify my blues, a lost music video / Bob Sikoryak --
A MAD peek behind the scenes at a Madonna video / Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola, and Mort Drucker --
Top ten revelations in the new Madonna movie Truth or dare / David Letterman and the Late night with David Letterman writers --
Madonnathinking Madonnabout Madonnamusic / Robert Christgau --
Vicarious thrills (a play in one scene) / Hal Rubenstein --
Politics in a post-feminist age / Ruth Conniff --
Madonna and Sandra : like we care / Deb Schwartz --
madonna : plantation mistress or soul sister? / bell hooks --
Being "real," using "real" / Kathleen Talvacchia --
Truth or dare in apartment 2-L / Roz Chast --
Single sex and the girl / Joseph Sobran --
Immaterial girl / John Simon (Cont.) The madometer / Dominic Wells --
Wild child / Janey Stubbs --
The Merrill Markoe interview / Merrill Markoe --
On Madonna books / Liz Smith --
Madonna tongue n' chic' sandwich / Stage Deli --
Madonna and me / Elizabeth Tippens --
Madonna postage stamps from the island of St. Vincent --
from Rolling Stone polls, 1991 --
CODA : Madonna interview.
Other Titles: Madonna.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Sexton.
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A collection of essays, articles, tabloid journalism, academic essays, art, and more, chronicling Madonna's career.

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