Dissecting Marilyn Manson

Dissecting Marilyn Manson

by Gavin Baddeley

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Overview

In Dissecting Marilyn Manson, author Gavin Baddeley performs a cultural autopsy upon Manson, examining the seminal influences and psychotic sources that have gone into making him the Frankenstein monster that he is today. With its heavily visual approach, the text and pictures create the impression of a pathological scrapbook, emphasising the idea of the performer being put under the knife, exploring the Manson mythos in an irreverent but authoritative manner. Each chapter exposes one gruesome angle after another, gradually revealing just what makes Marilyn Manson tick and why so many find him so compelling. Dissecting Marilyn Manson offers the legion of dedicated Manson fans an alternative look into his macabre and twisted world. This revised and updated edition continues dissecting up to the present day, analysing recent developments in Manson’s professional and private life, including his recent high-profile court case, marriage to fetish model Dita Von Teese, and creative forays into the worlds of art and film.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780859658768
Publisher: Plexus Publishing Ltd.
Publication date: 06/29/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Gavin Baddeley is an acclaimed author who has made a successful career of writing on occult, rock music and trash culture for numerous publications. Having served as a consultant and interviewee on all UK terrestrial channels, Gavin is also active on the academic circuit, and has delivered talks at institutions including Cambridge University. He is the author of Lucifer Rising, Goth Chic: A Connoisseur's Guide to Dark Culture, Goth: Vamps and Dandies, Vampire Lovers: Screen's Seductive Creatures of the Night and Street Culture.

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