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The Art of Nick Cave: New Critical Essays

  • Editor: Baker, John H.



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  • Introduction: Nick Cave, Twenty-First Century Man - John H. Baker
  • PART I: Cave, the Songwriter
  • Chapter 1: 'Into My Arms': Themes of Desire and Spirituality in The Boatman's Call - Peter Billingham
  • Chapter 2: The Performance of Voice: Nick Cave and the Dialectic of Abandonment - Carl Lavery
  • Chapter 3: 'The College Professor Says It': Using Nick Cave's Lyrics in the University Classroom - Paul Lumsden
  • Chapter 4: A Beautiful, Evil Thing: The Music of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - David Pattie
  • PART II: Murder Ballads
  • Chapter 5: 'Executioner-Style': Nick Cave and the Murder Ballad Tradition - Nick Groom
  • Chapter 6: In Praise of Flat-out Meanness: Nick Cave's 'Stagger Lee' - Dan Rose
  • PART III: Film and Theatre
  • Chapter 7: 'You Won't Want the Moment to End': Nick Cave in the Theatre, from King Ink to Collaborating with Vesturport - Karoline Gritzner
  • Chapter 8: Welcome to Hell: Nick Cave and Ghosts ... of the Civil Dead - Rebecca Johinke
  • Chapter 9: 'People Just Ain't No Good': Nick Cave's Noir Western, The Proposition - William Verrone
  • PART IV: Influences
  • Chapter 10: Nick Cave and Gothic: Ghost Stories, Fucked Organs, Spectral Liturgy - Isabella van Elferen
  • Chapter 11: The Singer and the Song: Nick Cave and the Archetypal Function of the Cover Version - Nathan Wiseman-Trowse
  • Chapter 12: Nick Cave: The Spirit of the Duende and the Sound of the Rent Heart - Sarah Wishart
  • PART V: Sacred and Profane
  • Chapter 13: 'There is a Kingdom': Nick Cave, Christian Artist? - John H. Baker
  • Chapter 14: 'The Time of Our Great Undoing': Love, Madness, Catastrophe and the Secret Afterlife of Romanticism in Nick Cave's Love Songs - Steven Barfield Chapter 15: From 'Cute Cunts' to 'No Pussy': Sexuality, Sovereignty and the Sacred - Fred Botting