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Double trouble : Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley in a land of no alternatives

Author: Greil Marcus
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, Hilary Clinton, Nirvana, Sinead O'Connor, Andy Warhol, and especially Bob Dylan, Marcus pursues the question of how culture is made and how, through culture, people remake themselves." -- Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Bill Clinton; Bill Clinton; Elvis Presley; Bill Clinton; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Greil Marcus
ISBN: 080506513X 9780805065138
OCLC Number: 43694282
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: xxii, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Elvis Election: 1992-1993 --
A Moral Crisis --
Advice to Bill Clinton --
How the Heartaches Began --
Images of the Present Day --
The Roger Clinton Experience --
Flashback: The Music Playing Outside Bill Clinton's Oxford Dorm Room --
Pop Music Saves the World Again --
Artist of the Year --
Bill Clinton: Hound Dog or Teddy Bear? --
Traces of Extremist Culture in a Time of Broken Politics: 1993-1997 --
Bob Dylan Argues with Himself at the Inauguration --
The Summer of Love Generation Reaches the White House. So Do Their Kids --
More Thoughts on the White House Playlist --
But Not Life --
What's New in the Cemetery --
Mystery Train After Thirty-nine Years --
Elvis and Hermes, Together Again at Last --
Clinton Places Behind Juliette Lewis, Ahead of Prince in New Poll; McCarthyism Tops "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" --
Traces of Extremist Culture in a Time of Broken Politics --
Kurt Cobain 1967-1994 --
Nirvana After the 1994 Congressional Elections --
Gladys Love Smith and Vernon Elvis Presley --
Bob Dylan After the 1994 Congressional Elections --
Nostalgia --
Mario Savio 1943-1996 --
Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997 --
Tell-Tale Heart --
August 16, 1997: The Drifter --
August 16, 1997: The Farmer --
A Map You Can Throw Away --
The Story Untold --
The Last Laugh: 1998-2000 --
J. T. Walsh --
Heaven's Gate --
America at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century --
Pennsylvania at the End of the Twentieth Century --
The Last Laugh --
Demand the Impossible --
Artist of the Year --
Center of the Universe --
Pleasantville --
A Look Back.
Responsibility: Greil Marcus.
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"Focusing on Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, Hilary Clinton, Nirvana, Sinead O'Connor, Andy Warhol, and especially Bob Dylan, Marcus pursues the question of how culture is made and how, through culture, people remake themselves." -- Jacket.

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