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Rushdie's History of the Rock Icon in the Ground Beneath Her Feet

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ISBN-10: 3844389393

ISBN-13: 9783844389395

Edition: N/A

Authors: Melanie Samay

List price: $69.00
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Salman Rushdie creates his own literary version of the history of rock and roll in his novel The Ground Beneath Her Feet. Instead of using a general and realistic narrative, Rushdie draws from mythology and popular culture. Starting with an unreliable biographer, Rushdie creates an alternate reality to ours, making the reader question the narrator s integrity. His book is populated with famous artists and musicians, including Andy Warhol, Lou Reed (as a woman), Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. The female protagonist is based on both John Lennon and Yoko Ono, allowing Rushdie to explore the birth, growth, and death of an icon. She reinvents herself through clothing, hairstyles, and names.…    
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English