Best Book, The Dustbin of History By Greil Marcus This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book The Dustbin of History, Essay By Greil Marcus Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please read And Make A Refission For You Griel Marcus is one of the sharpest popular culture analysts we re lucky enough to have Some of these essays have dated, but a few have really stood the test of time The stand out piece for me amid a series of useful and in places insightful forays into the socal, cultural and political significance and contexts of popular cultural texts is the essay Myth and Misquotation originally delivered as a commencement speech at UC Berkeley It is a brief essay I keep coming back to because it deals with the subtle significances of language often at level of individual words The book is worth it for this piece alone.
The title essay is oh so brilliant.
quality of thought 3 starsesoteric level of references 5 starsaverage 4 stars
If life still allows me to be at a good university and to be able to go to a series of lectures on diverse and loosely linked subjects, and to take my time with some of the closely argued concepts and to be made to chuckle with recognition or surprise, then life would be quite like reading The Dustbin of History.
Sometimes obscure, sometimes somewhat dated in his points of cultural reference ok it was published in 1995 but even then it was only dons and bar props who were pointing to these sources but always well argued, thought provoking and entertaining.
I ve been drawn through these essays at a dash I shall return to each one separately and give it the full attention it deserves.