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1967, Liverpool, London, San Francisco, Vietnam: ‘We Hope You Will Enjoy the Show’

John Hellman

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780748620111
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651863 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0016
1967, Liverpool, London, San Francisco, Vietnam: ‘We Hope You Will Enjoy the Show’

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This chapter discusses the rock album, which was the most discussed and most popular artwork of 1967. It examines the sense that history, along with the functions and forms of art and literature, were close to a massive transformation. The chapter also looks at folk-rock bands, and the turn to multicultural perspectives and the greater role for the poet and audiences' unconscious.

Keywords: rock album; folk-rock bands; multicultural perspectives; poet's unconscious; audiences' unconscious

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Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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