Talent borrows, genius steals: Morrissey and the art of appropriation

Brooks, Lee (2011) Talent borrows, genius steals: Morrissey and the art of appropriation. In: Devereux, Eoin and Dillane, Aileen and Power, Martin J, (eds.) Morrissey: fandom, representations and identities. Intellect, Bristol, pp. 259-270. ISBN 9781841504179

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Abstract

It is the intention of this chapter to investigate both Morrissey's "genius" for stealing and the seemingly random manner in which he has juxtaposed the fruit of these heists with other cultural references to create a discontinuous narrative that weaves throughout his solo career. In the course of this study I will address three major ways in which these creative loans and juxtapositions have taken place. (p.259)

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Morrissey; Popular culture;
Subjects: 700 The arts; fine & decorative arts; recreation > 782 Vocal music
School/Department: School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 16:32
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2013 16:32
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/611

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