My endorsement video for Aria Ligi‘s new collection of poems Hymn to Equity, a poetic response and tribute to the poetry of William Wordsworth.
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Full iTunes Playlist for Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism
Here’s the full iTunes playlist for Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism (Routledge 2022): click the image.
Virtual Book Launch Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism
I’m pleased to announce the publication of Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism (Routledge, 2022), which is the first book-length work to explore the interrelationships among contemporary female musicians and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art, music, and literature by women and men. The music and videos of contemporary musicians including Erykah Badu, Beyoncé, The Carters, MissyContinue reading “Virtual Book Launch Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism”
David Bowie’s Artful Death
Bowie reinvented himself musically, but I believe as much is communicated through the album art, as sparse as it is, and through the videos, as is communicated through its music and lyrics. It begs for visual interpretation.
David Bowie and Space
Bowie’s space/alien lyrics express Keatsean negative capability in the often paradoxical–both egotistical and humble–visions of alternatives in anticipation of the deaths of self, the Anthropocene, humanity, and the Earth itself. Shawna Guenther, David Bowie and Romanticism, p. 53 David Bowie’s most enduring persona, even to the present, years after his death, is as the alienContinue reading “David Bowie and Space”