Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory by Toija CinqueEnchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory by Toija Cinque

Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory

EditorToija Cinque, Christopher Moore, Sean Redmond

Paperback | June 18, 2015

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A longstanding, successful and frequently controversial career spanning more than four decades establishes David Bowie as charged with contemporary cultural relevance. That David Bowie has influenced many lives is undeniable to his fans. He requisitions and challenges his audiences, through frequently indirect lyrics and images, to critically question sanity, identity and essentially what it means to be 'us' and why we are here. Enchanting David Bowie explores David Bowie as an anti-temporal figure and argues that we need to understand him across the many media platforms and art spaces he intersects with including theatre, film, television, the web, exhibition, installation, music, lyrics, video, and fashion. This exciting collection is organized according to the key themes of space, time, body, and memory - themes that literally and metaphorically address the key questions and intensities of his output.
Toija Cinque is Senior Lecturer, Course Chair and Course Discipline Adviser in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Australia. She edits the journal New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences.Cinque's forthcoming works include Changing Media Landscapes: Visu...
Title:Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/MemoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:June 18, 2015Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Toija Cinque, Christopher Moore and Sean Redmond List of Contributors Introduction Section One: Space Section Introduction Chapter 1: Keeping Space Fantastic: The Transformative Journey of Major Tom Michael Lupro, Portland State University, USA Chapter 2: Ziggy's Urban Alienation : Assembling the Heroic Outsider Ian Chapman, The University of Otago, New Zealand Chapter 3: Desperately Seeking Bowie: How Berlin Bowie Tourism Transcends the Sacred Jennifer Otter and John Sparrowhawk, University of East London, UK Chapter 4: Confronting Bowie's Mysterious Corpses Tanja Stark, Manager, Canasta Studio, Brisbane, Australia Section Two: Time Section Introduction Chapter 5: Time Again: The David Bowie Chronotope Will Brooker, Kingston University, UK Chapter 6: Bowie's Covers: the Artist as Modernist David Baker, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Chapter 7: Ain't There One Damn Flag That Can Make Me Break Down and Cry?: The Formal, Performative and Emotional Tactics of Bowie's Singular Critical Anthem 'Young Americans' Amedeo D'Adamo, University of Switzerland (It) and the Universita Cattolica, Italy Chapter 8: 2004 (Bowie vs Mashup) Christopher Moore, Deakin University, Australia Section Three: Body Section Introduction Chapter 9: The Eyes of David Bowie Kevin Hunt, Nottingham Trent University, UK Chapter 10: Semantic Shock: David Bowie Toija Cinque, Deakin University, Australia Chapter 11: The Whiteness of David Bowie Sean Remond, Deakin University, Australia Chapter 12: David Bowie is . Customizing Helene Thian, University of the Arts London/London College of Fashion Postgraduate Programme, UK Section Four: Memory Section Introduction Chapter 13: He's Not There: Velvet Goldmine and the Specters of David Bowie Glenn D'Cruz, Deakin University, Australia Chapter 14: Between Sound and Vision: Low and Sense Dene October, University Arts London, UK Chapter 15: Where Are We Now?: Walls and memory in David Bowie's Berlins Tiffany Naiman, University of California, Los Angeles, USA Chapter 16: 'You never knew that, that I could do that': Bowie, Video Art and the Search for Potsdammer Platz Daryl Perrins, University of Glamorgan, UK

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This scintillating collection considers David Bowie's contemporaneity, showing how the star looks very different today-and how every different Bowie is a hero, if just for one day. With each chapter like a crystal ball ricocheting around a multi-level labyrinth, Enchanting David Bowie is full of surprises and delights for the fan and scholar alike.