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Kill all your darlings : pieces, 1990-2005 /

by Sante, Luc.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Portland, OR : Yeti, c2007Description: 299 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781891241536 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sante, Luc | Popular culture -- United States | Arts, American | Popular music -- United States | United States -- Intellectual life | New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs
Contents:
Introduction / by Greil Marcus -- My lost city -- The ruins of New York -- A riot of my own -- The sea-green incorruptible -- The bandit king -- In a garden state -- The injection mold -- Why do you think they call it dope? -- Our friend the cigarette -- Auld lang syne -- Strength through joy -- I can't carry you anymore -- Teenage history -- Getting by and making do -- I is somebody else -- I thought I heard Buddy Bolden say -- The invention of the blues -- The octopus bearing the initials V. H. -- The detective -- The clear line -- The hunger artist -- The department of memory -- The perfect moment -- The total animal soup of time -- A companion of the prophet.
Summary: In this collection of stylish and cogent essays, the author offers his incomparable take on icons from Arthur Rimbaud to Allen Ginsberg, Rudolph Giuliani to Robert Mapplethorpe, New York to New Jersey, Buddy Bolden to Bob Dylan, Magritte to Tintin, along with meditations on cigarettes, the invention of the blues, hipness, New Year's Eve, and more.
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Introduction / by Greil Marcus -- My lost city -- The ruins of New York -- A riot of my own -- The sea-green incorruptible -- The bandit king -- In a garden state -- The injection mold -- Why do you think they call it dope? -- Our friend the cigarette -- Auld lang syne -- Strength through joy -- I can't carry you anymore -- Teenage history -- Getting by and making do -- I is somebody else -- I thought I heard Buddy Bolden say -- The invention of the blues -- The octopus bearing the initials V. H. -- The detective -- The clear line -- The hunger artist -- The department of memory -- The perfect moment -- The total animal soup of time -- A companion of the prophet.

In this collection of stylish and cogent essays, the author offers his incomparable take on icons from Arthur Rimbaud to Allen Ginsberg, Rudolph Giuliani to Robert Mapplethorpe, New York to New Jersey, Buddy Bolden to Bob Dylan, Magritte to Tintin, along with meditations on cigarettes, the invention of the blues, hipness, New Year's Eve, and more.

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