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Studying the Dead : the Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus, an informal history

Author: Nicholas G Meriwether
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2013.
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This book provides an informal history of the Grateful Dead Caucus and explores its significance as a scholarly community, focusing on its increasing self-awareness, its ability to span diverse  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas G Meriwether
ISBN: 9780810891241 0810891247
OCLC Number: 828483597
Description: xvi, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : "If my words did glow" : discoursing the Grateful Dead --
The Grateful Dead scholars caucus : fifteen years of a discourse community --
I: Voices. "The sound of thick air" : the Grateful Dead as experimental composers / Eric F. Levy ; The Taoist perspective in "Weather report suite" / Melinda Belleville ; "In and out of the garden" : sacred and profane in the Grateful Dead phenomenon / Mary Goodenough ; Who is Dionysus and why does he keep following me everywhere? / Stanley J. Spector ; The Grateful Dead parallax / James A. Tuedio ; "Sometimes you get shown the light" : an ethnographer's meditation on boundaries, barriers, and awareness / Natalie J. Dollar ; Remembering the Dead : prologue to a memoir / Lans Smith ; "Trouble with you is the trouble with me" : authenticity, vitality, and tribute bands in the age of mechanical convergence / Matthew C. Armstrong --
II: Conversations. Coming out to raise the Dead : the first caucus / Robert G. Weiner ; Deadhead word jam : the second caucus ; By popular demand : the third caucus / Mary Goodenough ; "Raise that flag" : the fourth caucus / Nicholas G. Meriwether ; "Got to callin' it home" : the fifth caucus / Nicholas G. Meriwether ; "With thought jewels polished and gleaming" : the sixth caucus / Nicholas G. Meriwether ; "Spinning that curious sense of our own" : the seventh caucus / Nicholas G. Meriwether ; "Shall we go?" : the eighth caucus / Christian Crumlish ; "Never had such a good time" : the ninth caucus / Nicholas G. Meriwether ; "When the secrets all are told" : the tenth caucus ; "Seeking all that's still unsung" : the eleventh caucus ; "More than words can tell" : the twelfth caucus ; "Can't talk to you without talking to me" : the thirteenth caucus ; "The secret of this tie that binds" : the fourteenth caucus ; "All the years combine" : the fifteenth caucus --
Conclusion: "Together, more or less in line" : improvising interdisciplinarity in Grateful Dead studies --
Appendix 1: "Head through the thickets" : Unbroken Chain, the First Grateful Dead Academic Symposium --
Appendix 2: A selected checklist of Grateful Dead studies --
The Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus Area Chairs.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas G. Meriwether.

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Meriwether's Studying the Dead joins the increasingly crowded arena of popular music scholarship. That having been said, the volume is meticulously researched and far exceeds popular music frivolity. Read more...

 
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