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David Bowie is . . . Customizing

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Utilizing Jules Prown’s methodology as outlined in Interpreting Objects and Collections (Pearce, 1994), this chapter undertakes a materialist analysis of David Bowie’s jacket first worn as stage attire around the age of fifteen while...

He’s not there: Velvet Goldmine filmhauntological approachVelvet Goldmine and the Spectres of David Bowie

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Named after a relatively obscure David Bowie outtake, Velvet Goldmine is an audacious film, which divided critics and audiences alike. Inspired by David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust period, the film, on a literal level, provides...

Confronting Bowie’s Mysterious Corpses

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction ‘Confront a corpse at least once’ Bowie implored, ‘. . . the absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have’ (Bowie, 2004). His words accompanied a haunting photographic...

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Toija Cinque

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Toija Cinque is a Senior Lecturer, Course Chair and Course Discipline Adviser in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Australia. Cinque’s most recent book is Communication, New Media and Everyday Life, 2011. She edits the journal New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is Lecturer in Media and Communication at Deakin University, Australia. His main areas of interest are Games Studies, Digital Humanities and Online Persona, and he recently co-edited the collectionZombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sean Redmond

Sean Redmond is Associate Professor in Media and Communication at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of the journal Celebrity Studies, author of The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood (2013), andCelebrity and the Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Specter, sense-flow, wall, video Introduction A commercial failure at the time, Labyrinth (1986) is now remembered by a strong cult following of fans who continue to celebrate Jim Henson’s dark fantasy world with its beguiling soundtrack...

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Toija Cinque

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Toija Cinque is a Senior Lecturer, Course Chair and Course Discipline Adviser in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Australia. Cinque’s most recent book is Communication, New Media and Everyday Life, 2011. She edits the journal New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is Lecturer in Media and Communication at Deakin University, Australia. His main areas of interest are Games Studies, Digital Humanities and Online Persona, and he recently co-edited the collectionZombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sean Redmond

Sean Redmond is Associate Professor in Media and Communication at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of the journal Celebrity Studies, author of The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood (2013), andCelebrity and the Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Resistance, alien, sacred, mythopoeicIn this section, Bowie will be explored through the way he inhabits discrete and contradictory spaces, while creating spaces that fans can travel to, or recognize in their own social life. Bowie...
...Introduction In this chapter I focus on one song among all of David Bowie’s music that is singularly – and idiosyncratically – both political and emotional; his hit ‘Young Americans’, written in 1974 and released on the album of the same...
...Introduction: ‘Don’t you w[o]ander sometimes’ On his Low (1977) profile, where the celluloid Bowie has been flattened out by George Underwood’s cover art, only his ear seems to have corporeal depth, alert and cocked to one side, an emblem...

Desperately Seeking Bowie: How Berlin Bowie Tourism Transcends the Sacred

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction In this chapter we broadly explore the relationship between celebrity and landscape, how it was that David Bowie came to live in Berlin in the 70s and the subsequent cultural impact of his arrival and stay both then and now...

The Eyes of David Bowie

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction: David Bowie is . . . watching you During the display period of ‘David Bowie is’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum (23 March – 11 August 2013) a common sight around London was the ‘David Bowie is here’ poster, announcing...
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...Street. Day. Posner, a seventeen-year-old boy, is cycling towards school, headphones on, listening to some Ivor Novello (‘I can give you the moon’, say). It is summer, mid-1980s. He stops outside a church, where...