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”

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David Bowie and Romanticism

These chapters expand our understanding of both the literature studied and Bowie’s music, exploring the boundaries of reason and imagination and of identity, gender, and genre. 

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