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I"ll Take You There

Pop Music And the Urge for Transcendence
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Continuum International Publishing Group
Rock & pop, Philosophy, Instruction & Study - Theory, Music, Music/Songbooks, Transcendence (Philosophy), Philosophy and aesthetics, Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal, History and criticism, Popular music, Ge
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8167974M
ISBN 100826417000
ISBN 139780826417008

New York Times bestselling author Wally Lamb weaves an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer's lifeFelix Funicello, introduced in Wishin and Hopinand the trio of unforgettable women who have changed it, in this radiant homage to the resiliency, strength, and power of women. Ill Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie/5.

I’ll Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday-night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater. One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist’s booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture director from Hollywood’s silent film era/5().

I'll Take You There is an unflinching view of the life of an obsessive college student describing her run-in with sorority life and her compulsive love for a black philosophy graduate student.

As usual for Oates, this book is filled with remarkable prose that is piercing and by: 4. “[I’ll Take You There] takes us deep into the golden age of Mavis and her marvelously talented group.” – Publishers Weekly “A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed spirit of ed on: Novem   Nantucket, not Woodstock, is the main attraction in Hilderbrand’s (Winter in Paradise,etc.) bittersweet nostalgia piece about the summer of As is typical with Hilderbrand’s fiction, several members of a family have their says.

I'll Take You There () by Joyce Carol Oates The woman telling this story of her college years in the early s does not give her name. Her father, a gruf, unaffectionate, single parent refered to her as "You." The house mother at her sorority called her by a variety of incorrect names, including Mary Alice/5.

I’ll Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater.

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One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture.

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Martin Luther KingJr., Sam Cooke, the Band, Bob Dylan, Lou Rawls, Jeff Tweedy, Prince, ArethaFranklin, Mahalia Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Curtis Mayfield /5(1). I’ll Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater.

One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture /5(8).

I’ll Take You There Wally Lamb. Harper, $ (p) ISBN believable, and well-told last third of the book, raising the question why Lamb didn’t chuck the ghost and. Oates's newest novel, I'LL TAKE YOU THERE, is set in upstate New York, familiar terrain for her fiction. The story centers on Anellia (not her real name), the first person narrator, who longs to escape her sad and tawdry home life.

After her mother dies and her father leaves, she is abandoned to her overly stern grandparents. I’ll Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater.

One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture director from Hollywood’s silent film era. I'll Take You There by Greg Kot was the 28th selection for One Book, One Chicago.

The season’s program explored the theme Music: The Beat of Our City. From October through Aprilwe explored the theme from multiple perspectives, as recounted through personal experience, imagined in literature, presented in politics, or synthesized.

That’s the case with Wally Lamb’s sixth novel, “I’ll Take You There.” The substance of the book is an important retrospective on the progress of American women from a sexist culture to. Somehow the song I'll Take You There Need to be play now and other she didn't make but still so true.

What Going On And another song not by her but these songs, has a meaning to the world we or just maybe I live in. Ball Of ConfusionThat /5(3). Wally Lamb won readers’ hearts with his New York Times bestselling novel (and Oprah Book Club selection) She’s Come bestsellers later, he returns with I’ll Take You There.

The novel follows film professor Felix Funicello, a divorced father who runs a Monday-night movie club for his film students. I'll Take You There by Joyce Carol Oates pp, Fourth Estate, £ Dozens of novels, hundreds of short stories, a clutch of plays and poems, essays.

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The prologue for I’LL TAKE YOU THERE, Wally Lamb’s sixth novel, invites readers to an easy trip along the Geezerdom parkway. The central character, Felix Funicello, was introduced in Lamb’s previous book, WISHIN’ AND HOPIN’, but he seamlessly brings us up to date.

By day, Felix is a professor of film history at Hunter College, and on. I'll Take You There NPR coverage of I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway by Greg. i'll take you there mavis staples, the staple singers, and the march up freedom's highway by greg kot ‧ release date: jan.

21,   Wally Lamb’s new novel, I’ll Take You There (Harper, pp., ** out of four stars), has a hokey plot and a setup that should carry a warning label: Baby boomer nostalgia alert. It arrives Author: Patty Rhule. Greg Kot is the author of the One Book, One Chicago selection, I'll Take You asked Greg to reflect on what inspired him to write the book in this guest blog.

Astonishingly intimate and unsparing, and pitiless in exposing the follies of the time, I'LL TAKE YOU THERE is a dramatic revelation of the risks and curious rewards of the obsessive personality as well as a testament to the stubborn strength of. I'll Take You There A NOVEL JOYCE CAROL OATES Quotations from Spinoza's Ethics are taken from the translation by W.

White and A. Stirling. Quotations from Nietzsche are taken from translations by Walter Kaufmann. Excerpts from this novel have appeared, in different forms, in Fiction, ; Conjunctions, ; and TriQuarterly, /5(18).

I’ll Take You There is Lamb’s “sequel” to Wishin’ and Hopin’.

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I put that in italics because I’ll Take You There is not really a sequel, for it doesn’t pick up where the previous novel left off, but rather, with a stroke of genius, Lamb takes the characters from Wishin’ and Hopin’ and ages them over forty years/5().

There are obvious downsides to releasing a book exclusively as an app. “I’ll Take You There” won’t be available in bookstores or even from e-book retailers like Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom’s Highway by Greg Kot. Scribner. Scribner. See all the pieces in this month’s Slate Book : David Cantwell.

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