Lost Joy

Lost Joy

eBook - 2015
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Lost Joy collects the writing that first brought Camden Joy wide attention in the mid-90s, when he wheatpasted his "manifestoes" around New York, excoriating the music industry and celebrating unsung geniuses of rock and roll. Joy's voice heartfelt, mocking, lyrical, razor-sharp earned comparisons to the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, and Nick Hornby. Rooted in DIY zine culture, his rants prefigure the unfettered public expression of personal views that would explode with the rise of the Internet, and enact in words what Banksy would later achieve in art. Joy's groundbreaking early fiction, in which his characters often invoke musicians and songs, is also included here. These haunting stories explore the many ways in which we use music to communicate our feelings and make sense of our memories.
Publisher: [United States] : Verse Chorus Press : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
ISBN: 1891241761
9781891241765
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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