Post-Punk then and now

Butt, Gavin, Fisher, Mark and Eshun, Kodwo, eds. (2016) Post-Punk then and now. Repeater Books, London. ISBN 9781910924266

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What were the conditions of possibility for art and music-making before the era of neoliberal capitalism? What role did punk play in turning artists to experiment with popular music in the late 1970s and early 1980s? And why does the art and music of these times seem so newly pertinent to our political present, despite the seeming remoteness of its historical moment?

Focusing upon the production of post-punk art, film, music, and publishing, this book offers new perspectives on an overlooked period of cultural activity, and probes the lessons that might be learnt from history for artists and musicians working under 21st century conditions of austerity.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study > ML Literature on music > ML0159 History and criticism > ML3469 Popular music
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z5051 Subject bibliography > Z5931 Fine arts (Visual arts). The arts (General)
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Depositing User: Gavin Butt
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2016 08:24
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 08:24
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