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Marc Spitz


the gentle revolution in music, books, television, fashion, and film

by Marc Spitz

  • 164 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

  • Youth,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Popular culture,
  • History,
  • Youth movements,
  • Mass media and teenagers

  • About the Edition

    New York Times, Spin, and Vanity Fair contributor Marc Spitz explores the first great cultural movement since Hip Hop: an old-fashioned and yet highly modern aesthetic that"s embraced internationally by teens, twenty and thirty-somethings and even some Baby Boomers; creating a hybrid generation known as Twee. Via exclusive interviews and years of research, Spitz traces Generation Twee"s roots from the Post War 50s to its dominance in popular culture today.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-330) & appendices.

    StatementMarc Spitz
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.P582 T84 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 pages
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166805M
    ISBN 100062213040
    ISBN 109780062213044

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In Twee, journalist and cultural observer Marc Spitz surveys the rising Twee movement in music, art, film, fashion, food and politics and examines the cross-pollinated generation that embodies it—from aging hipsters to nerd girls, indie snobs to idealistic industrialists.

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