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M Poetica: Michael Jackson's Art of Connection and Defiance

4.29 of 5 stars 4.29  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
M Poetica shows that, through his work, Michael Jackson himself answered some of the most troubling questions surrounding him. Why did his skin become so pale? He explains why in his work. What was behind the plastic surgery scandal? He explains that as well. He wasn't just creating compelling songs, videos, and dance moves. He was creating a new poetics, meaning a new the ...more
Kindle Edition, 279 pages
Published April 12th 2011
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Kerry Hennigan
I downloaded M Poetica (2nd edition) free from Amazon when it was made available to MJ fans by its author Willa Stillwater. While being very grateful for the author’s generosity, this meant that, from the start, I was disadvantaged by the fact that I had to read it as an electronic book… something I am not usually inclined to do. Let’s just say it’s not my preferred method of reading.

Nevertheless, I was impressed with the focus on Michael Jackson as an artist, which is the way I think of him. Ce
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Elise
Never have I read a more in depth exploration of Michael Jackson's artistry. The author delves not only into the art of his works, but also his persona as well. Though it is mostly opinion based, it certainly got me thinking about my own perceptions, even as a fan. Her observations are very astute. Sometimes she goes off on tangents, which makes the book feel slightly unorganized, but it's all to prove important points. Her ideas come through sociocultural and psychological perspectives, but not ...more
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