Punk Rock

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Week of May 24, 2010

In the News: John Lydon and his band Public Image Ltd (PiL) recently performed at Terminal 5 in New York City. Many remember Lydon from his days as Johnny Rotten of The Sex Pistols, a band that was at the forefront of the British punk movement in the late 1970s. This week we offer some titles on the punk subculture.

A Cultural Dictionary of Punk: 1974-1982
By Nicholas Rombes. Continuum, 2009
Call Number: ML3918 .R63 R66 2009

Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation’s Capital
By Mark Andersen & Mark Jenkins. Akashic Books, 2009
Call Number: ML3534.3 .A53 2009

England’s Dreaming: Anarchy, Sex Pistols, Punk Rock, and Beyond
By Jon Savage. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2002
Call Number: ML421 .S47 S3 2002

False Prophet: Fieldnotes from the Punk Underground
By Steven Taylor. Wesleyan University Press, 2003
Call Number: ML3534 .T39 2003

The Filth and the Fury (DVD)
Directed by Julien Temple. New Line Home Video, 2000
Call Number: ML421 .S47 F55 2000 (Boca Raton Media Center)

The Future is Unwritten (DVD)
Directed by Julien Temple. Sony BMG Music Entertainment, 2008
Call Number: ML420 .S918 F88 2008 (Boca Raton Media Center)

The Gun is Loaded
By Lydia Lunch. Black Dog Publishing, 2008
Call Number: NA6537 .L85 A4 2008

London’s Burning: True Adventures on the Frontlines of Punk, 1976-1977
By Dave Thompson. Chicago Review Press, 2009
Call Number: ML3534.6 .G7 T46 2009

The Lost Women of Rock Music: Female Musicians of the Punk Era
By Helen Reddington. Ashgate, 2007
Call Number: ML3534 .R3855 2007

No Focus: Punk on Film
Edited by Chris Barber & Jack Sargeant. Headpress, 2006
Call Number: PN1995.9 .P796 N6 2006

The Philosophy of Punk: More Than Noise!!
By Craig O’Hara. AK Press, 1999
Call Number: ML3534 .W43 1999

Pretty Vacant: A History of UK Punk
By Phil Strongman. Chicago Review Press, 2008
Call Number: ML3534.6 .G7 S77 2008

Punk. No One is Innocent: Art, Style, Revolt: Kunsthalle Wien
Edited by Kunsthalle Wien et al. Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2008
Call Number: NX456.5 .P86 2008

Punk Pioneers
By Jenny Lens. Universe, 2008
Call Number: ML3534 .L454 2008

Punk Rock, So What?: The Cultural Legacy of Punk
Edited by Roger Sabin. Routledge, 1999
Call Number: Available online via NetLibrary

Punk Rockers’ Revolution: A Pedagogy of Race, Class, and Gender
By Curry Malott and Milagros Pena. Peter Lang, 2004
Call Number: ML3918 .R63 M35 2004

Sells Like Teen Spirit: Music, Youth Culture, and Social Crisis – FAU Faculty Publication!
By Ryan Moore. New York University Press, 2010
Call Number: ML3918 .R63 M65 2010
Ryan Moore, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at FAU

Straight Edge: Clean-Living Youth, Hardcore Punk, and Social Change
By Ross Haenfler. Rutgers University Press, 2006
Call Number: HQ796 .H214 2006 (Also available online via NetLibrary)

Subculture, the Meaning of Style
By Dick Hebdige. Methuen, 1979
Call Number: HQ799 .G7 H4 (Also available online via NetLibrary)

Urban Space and the Birth of Punk
By Paul Fletcher, 2006 – FAU Honors College Thesis
Call Number: Available online via Digital Collections @ FAU Libraries