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Rush, Rock Music, and the Middle Class: Dreaming in Middletown

Rush, Rock Music, and the Middle Class: Dreaming in Middletown

  • Author: McDonald, Christopher J.
McDonald has a lot of interesting points to make about the music, the band, and what was going on in the world surrounding them at the time. Rush fans who are interested in something more in-depth... More…

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Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. "Anywhere But Here": Rush and Suburban Desires for Escape
  • 2. "Swimming Against the Stream": Individualism and Middle-Class Subjectivity in Rush
  • 3. "The Work of Gifted Hands": Professionalism and Virtuosity in Rush's Style
  • 4. "Experience to Extremes": Discipline, Detachment, and Excess in Rush
  • 5. "Reflected in Another Pair of Eyes": Representations of Rush Fandom
  • 6. "Scoffing at the Wise?": Rush, Rock Criticism, and the Middlebrow
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Selected Discography
  • Index