[E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia

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The Birth and Death of the Cool

Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia free read The Birth and Death of the Cool It's hard to imagine that the cool could ever go out of style After all cool is style Isn't it And it may be harder to imagine a world where people no longer aspire to coolness In this intriguing cultural history nationally acclaimed author Ted Gioia shows why cool is not a timel. Cool No More could have been a better title for this book which has little to do with the Miles Davis sessions known as The Birth Of The CoolRather than being a book on music particularly Jazz this book is about the birth gradual acceptance adoption and finally rejection of Cool in Western society It explores how Cool has been exploited by those wanting to sell products rather than remaining a way of life or a personal philosophyWhile there is some mention of Jazz artists in the book this not the light read I had expected to be But it is rewarding in it s depth and breadth coverage of the topic of Cool

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Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia free read The Birth and Death of the Cool Ertainment and fashion industries but also by corporations political leaders and social institutions Tolling the death knell for the cool this thought provoking book reveals how and why a new cultural tone is emerging one marked by sincerity earnestness and a uest for authenticit. Although I disagree with Gioia s thesis I appreciate the connections he draws between elements of pop culture and it s manifestations in society He makes numerous intelligent and thought provoking arguments The problem with the book starts with his claim that cool has died with the aging of his generation which he seems to feel had the monopoly on hip For someone so well versed in the history of cool he is incredibly ignorant to one of its most important aspects constant reinvention

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Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia free read The Birth and Death of the Cool Ess concept and how it has begun to lose meaning and fade into history Gioia deftly argues that what began in the Jazz Age and became iconic in the 1950s with Miles Davis James Dean and others has been manipulated stretched and pushed to a breaking point not just in our media ent. Ted Gioia does an excellent job giving shape and definition to something uite amorphous cool I appreciate how accurate his eye is for noticing trends and how accurate his research is for putting together elements that seem unrelated but actually give a helpful picture of the ethos and Zeitgeist of a time period Gioia s attention to jazz and other elements of popular culture including literature movies other genres of music celebrity and advertisement give a startling picture of the rise and fall of the cool as a concept that drives American culture This book is highly informative and readable and I appreciate how curious Gioia is in his work I highly recommend this work to those who are interested in the historical or sociological aspects of American culture and to those who want to learn about the impact of jazz on culture


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  1. says: [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia

    [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia free read The Birth and Death of the Cool Cool is one of those things that fit the I can't define it but I know it when I see it category but I must admit Jazz critic and writer Ted Gioia does a fine attempt at defining it Here is my feeble definition Cool is an attitude a

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    free read The Birth and Death of the Cool Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia This is a pretty good book about transformations in culture from the 40s to the late 2000s and how cool lost its lustre through commercialization It's really interesting to read how cool was essentially derived from Afric

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    [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia Cool No More could have been a better title for this book which has little to do with the Miles Davis sessions known as The Birth Of

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    [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia While I've written of Gioia's DELTA BLUES here I've not read this one but plan to do so on the basis of what I assume is an excerpt in A NEW LIT

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    read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia Ted Gioia É 9 free read [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia This book was a lot Jazz centric than originally expected There were definitely cogent points made about the changes in values through the last couple of generations with special emphasis on what is desirable The author poses that we are ente

  6. says: [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia

    [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia free read The Birth and Death of the Cool Ted Gioia does an excellent job giving shape and definition to something uite amorphous cool I appreciate how accurate his eye is for noticing trends and how accurate his research is for putting together elements that seem unrelated but actually give a helpful picture of the ethos and Zeitgeist of a time period Gioia's attention to jazz and other elements of popular culture including literature movies other genres of m

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    read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia Ted Gioia É 9 free read free read The Birth and Death of the Cool There have been a lot of books written in the last few years about the birth of cool but none until now have addressed the death of cool or post cool society This well written book explains contemporary post cool culture in very coge

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    read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Good book though Gioia has a peculiarly selective and Romantic definition of what a commodity is or could pertain to as well as a bafflingly whole hearted belief in the myth of authenticity for an academic Further I think that much of his thesis at least as far as it concerns consumer attitudes has since been pro

  9. says: [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia

    Ted Gioia É 9 free read read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Although I disagree with Gioia's thesis I appreciate the connections he draws between elements of pop culture and it's manifestations in society He makes numerous intelligent and thought provoking arguments The problem with the book starts with his claim that cool has died with the aging of his generation which he seems t

  10. says: [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ted Gioia

    [E–pub] The Birth and Death of the Cool Author Ted Gioia Took a little while for me to get into this book but Gioia has some really interesting insights into how the concept of cool

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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • The Birth and Death of the Cool
  • Ted Gioia
  • English
  • 03 May 2020
  • 9781933108315