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Tag: Victoria & Albert Museum

  • ‘Thought-tormented Music’: David Bowie’s Low and T.S. Eliot

    Posted: January 9, 2013 | Author: Kathryn | Filed under: Music | Tags: bowie, modernism, music, poetry, ts eliot,william burroughs |4 Comments Fragmented language, Nietzschean elitism, and disillusionment with art: could Bowie’s Thin White Duke era have been inspired by The Waste Land? -Kathryn Bromwich Submitted for MA in English: Issues in Modern Culture, University College London, 2009. Shorter, snappier version here. T.S. Eliot’s early work, particularly The Love Song of J. Alfred…