- 22 Apr 15
University of Limerick sees book emerge from 2012 conference
A major book of essays on the career of David Bowie - edited by University of Limerick academics has hit the shelves.
David Bowie: Critical Perspectives has had its i's dotted and t's crossed by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power, while Gavin Friday provides the foreword.
It came about following a conference that was organised by the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster two years ago, Strange Fascination.
Including work by Bowie boffins including Dr. David Buckley, Professor Shelton Waldrep and Dr. Nick Stevenson, it casts a well-educated eye over the V & A exhibition ‘David Bowie Is’, examines his trilogy of Berlin albums (Heroes, Lodger and Low) and attempts to explain David Bowie fandom as well as focusing on his career as a film actor.
It's published by Routledge, and available now.