„A few lies, but not many“. Randy Newman in search of America

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: New Forms of the Social, Sociohistorical analysis

Authors

Rolf-Ulrich Kunze
Institut für Philosophie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT),
E-Mail: Rolf-Ulrich.Kunze@kit.edu

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Abstract English

The essay is close-reading selected songs by the singer-songwriter and film musician Randy Newman as social constructions of the American dream and the American reality since the 1930s.

Keywords

Randy Newman, Singer-songwriter, Close-reading of music and lyrics as a source of historical interpretation, Social construction, Cultural history, US history.

Citation

Rolf-Ulrich Kunze “„A few lies, but not many“. Randy Newman in search of America,” Journal of New Frontiers in Spatial Concepts, ISSN 1868-6648, vol. 6 (2014), 12 – 20, Article ID http://ejournal.uvka.de/spatialconcepts/archives/1812, Pages:  9

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