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The life, music and thought of Woody Guthrie : a critical appraisal

Author: John S Partington
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2011.
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-1967) has had an immense impact on popular culture throughout the world. This title provides an examination of Guthrie's cultural significance and an evaluation of both  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Partington
ISBN: 9780754669555 0754669556 9780754697435 0754697436
OCLC Number: 668403856
Notes: Series from jacket.
Description: xvii, 196 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'All you can write is what you see' : Woody Guthrie's songs as diagnosis and cure. 'Pastures of plenty' : Woody Guthrie and the New Deal / Richard Nate ; 'There's a better world a-coming' : resolving the tension between the urban and rural visions in the writings of Woody Guthrie / John S. Partington ; Woody Guthrie and the cultural front / Will Kaufman ; Playing legend maker : Woody Guthrie's 'Jackhammer John' / Mark Allan Jackson ; 'Words to shoot back at you' : Woody Guthrie's 'war' against German fascism / Martin Butler --
Creating an icon : the (self- )imaging of Woody Guthrie. 'Always on the go' : the figure of the hobo in the songs and writings of Woody Guthrie / Martin Butler ; 'Hard travelin' : constructing Woody Guthrie's dust bowl legacy / Jeff Morgan ; Woody Guthrie, aka 'the guy who wrote "This land is your land"' / Frank Erik Pointner --
Partnering and siring : Woody Guthrie in comparative perspective. Will Geer and Woody Guthrie : a folk music friendship / Ronald D. Cohen ; The performer and the promoter / Ed Cray ; Good man, honest man : Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and the role of the folk outlaw / D.A. Carpenter.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Other Titles: Critical appraisal
Responsibility: [edited by] John S. Partington.
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