Harris reviews Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy by William Echard.
Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy
Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy. By William Echard. (Musical Meaning and Interpretation.) (Profiles in Popular Music.) BIoomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. [vii, 260 p. ISBN 0-253-34581-2. $50.] Index, bibliography.William Echard's first monograph develops material from his dissertation. His is one of several recent works containing the word "poetics" in the title (for example, Albin Zak, The Poetics of Rock [Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001]; and Adam Krims, Rap ...