Jon Savage



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England's Dreaming: Anarchy...

4.05 avg rating — 6,395 ratings — published 1991 — 25 editions
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This Searing Light, the Sun...

4.32 avg rating — 538 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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Teenage: The Creation of Yo...

3.96 avg rating — 405 ratings — published 2007 — 17 editions
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1966: The Year the Decade E...

4.11 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The England's Dreaming Tape...

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Punk: An Aesthetic

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Time Travel: From the Sex P...

3.59 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Joy Division. Placeres y de...

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The Kinks: The Official Bio...

3.77 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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This Searing Light, the Sun...

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“in 1762, Rousseau argued that puberty had such fundamental emotional and mental effects that it represented “a second birth.”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Prehistory of Youth Culture: 1875-1945

“To ignore those who stand out as harbingers in favor of those cleave to the status quo is to refuse engagement with the future if not to misunderstand the nature of youth itself”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture

“Social control through consumerism might have been more benign than through more totalitarian methods, but it set up different kinds of distortions that were increasingly enacted in the deep oscillation between hedonism and puritanism.”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture

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