Category: David Bowie


David Bowie Exhibition (reprinted from ‘That’s Not My Age‘) Starman suit. Bowie Mania has come to town – and I like it. Record advance ticket sales (an astounding 47 thousand) for the V&A’s exhibition and a number one album highlight this 66-year old superstar’s enduring appeal. From the Ziggy Stardust […]

‘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 […]