Elvis + Marilyn : 2 x immortal / edited by Geri DePaoli ; conceptual organization, Geri DePaoli, Wendy McDaris

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Subjects: Popular culture--United States
Music--Social aspects
Motion pictures--Social aspects
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977--Portraits
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962--Portraits
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Rizzoli International publications, 1994
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 170 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments 6
Foreword / David Halberstam 8
Commentary / Thomas McEvilley 11
Editors' Statement / Geri DePaoli, Wendy McDaris 12
Elvis: American David / Bono of U2 17
Elvis + Marilyn: 2 x Immortal / Wendy McDaris 26
Marilyn, We Hardly Knew You / Kate Millett 56
Elvis Presley: Character and Charisma / Bruce Heller, Alan C. Elms 73
Mediating Marilyn: Richard Hamilton's My Marilyn / Richard Martin 101
The Act of Signifyin(g) in Popular Music: Elvis Presley as a Cultural Bridge / John D. Baskerville 117
The God and Goddess of the Written Word / Lucinda Ebersole 136
Graceland as Locus Sanctus / Gary Vikan 150
Notes and Index 171
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Elvis plus Marilyn
Portion of title: Elvis and Marilyn
Additional Authors: DePaoli, Geri
McDaris, Wendy
Notes: LCCN: 94005347 /MN
ISBN: 0847818403
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 30895826
ISBN/ISSN: 0847818403