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'Frank Zappa: The Negative Dialectics of Poodle Play' by

Posted by: Chuck ( Virginia, USA ) on September 29, 1999 at 16:01:45:

In Reply to: One more riff on human nature posted by Stoller on September 29, 1999 at 14:01:12:

Have you read this book? It's a combination of Leninist politics and Zappology - very interesting stuff if you are a Zappa fan and a socialist. The author's point is that Zappa's music, though underpinned by a petit-bourgeois belief in cottage-industry economics, is "just as much part of a protest against the divisions of capitalist society as the music of Charlie Parker or Kurt Weill" (p. xvi).

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