Let's Talk About Love

Let's Talk About Love

Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste

Book - 2014 | New and expanded edition.
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For his 2007 critically acclaimed 33 1/3 series title, Let's Talk About Love , Carl Wilson went on a quest to find his inner C#65533;line Dion fan and explore how we define ourselves by what we call good and bad, what we love and what we hate.

At once among the most widely beloved and most reviled and lampooned pop stars of the past few decades, C#65533;line Dion's critics call her mawkish and overblown while millions of fans around the world adore her "huge pipes" and even bigger feelings. How can anyone say which side is right?

This new, expanded edition goes even further, calling on thirteen prominent writers and musicians to respond to themes ranging from sentiment and kitsch to cultural capital and musical snobbery. The original text is followed by lively arguments and stories from Nick Hornby, Krist Novoselic, Ann Powers, Mary Gaitskill, James Franco, Sheila Heti and others.

In a new afterword, Carl Wilson examines recent cultural changes in love and hate, including the impact of technology and social media on how taste works (or doesn't) in the 21st century.

Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition: New and expanded edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014.
ISBN: 9781441166777
1441166777
Branch Call Number: 782.4216 WILSON
Characteristics: vi, 303 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Let us talk about love

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