New Wave

Image is Everything

  • M. King Adkins

Part of the Pop Music, Culture and Identity book series (PMCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. M. King Adkins
    Pages 1-18
  3. M. King Adkins
    Pages 19-40
  4. M. King Adkins
    Pages 41-63
  5. M. King Adkins
    Pages 64-84
  6. M. King Adkins
    Pages 85-107
  7. M. King Adkins
    Pages 108-121
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 122-147

About this book


New Wave: Image is Everything traces the evolution of the often neglected pop music genre, new wave. Using artists from Elvis Costello to Cyndi Lauper as illustrations, the book argues that new wave was among the first flowerings of postmodern theory in popular culture.


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Authors and affiliations

  • M. King Adkins
    • 1
  1. 1.South Dakota School of Mines and TechnologyUSA

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