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Tramps Like Us by Daniel Cavicchi

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Based on three years of ethnographic research with Bruce Springsteen fans, and informed by the author's own experiences as a fan, Tramps Like Us is an interdisciplinary study of the ways in which ordinary people form special, sustained attachments to Bruce Springsteen and his music and how those attachments function in people's daily lives to create meaning, shape identity, and create community. An insider's narrative about Springsteen fans - who they are, what they do, and why they do it - it is also about the phenomenon of fandom in general. The text moves back and forth between fans' stories and ideas and the author's own anecdotes, commentary, and analysis. Cavicchi argues that music fandom is a useful and meaningful behaviour that enables people to shape identity, create community, and make sense of the world.


paperback volume in excellent used condition with just light wear to edges/corners

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Author(s):
Daniel Cavicchi
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0195125649
ISBN-13:
9780195125641
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Tramps Like Us

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Based on three years of ethnographic research with Bruce Springsteen fans, and informed by the author's own experiences as a fan, Tramps Like Us is an interdisciplinary study of the ways in which ordinary people form special, sustained attachments to Bruce Springsteen and his music and how those attachments function in people's daily lives to create meaning, shape identity, and create community. An insider's narrative about Springsteen fans - who they are, what they do, and why they do it - it is also about the phenomenon of fandom in general. The text moves back and forth between fans' stories and ideas and the author's own anecdotes, commentary, and analysis. Cavicchi argues that music fandom is a useful and meaningful behaviour that enables people to shape identity, create community, and make sense of the world.


paperback volume in excellent used condition with just light wear to edges/corners

Author(s):
Daniel Cavicchi
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0195125649
ISBN-13:
9780195125641
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Tramps Like Us

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