Nick Cave - A Study of Love, Death and Apocalypse - Roland Boer
Roland Boer [+]
Renmin (People's) University of China, Beijing
Roland Boer is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts at Renmin (People's) University of China, Beijing. His most recent books are In the Vale of Tears (2013) and Lenin, Religion, and Theology (2013).
This chapter analyzes death, death, in all its forms in Cave’s music. Thus, in order to seek out the permutations of death in Cave’s work, the chapter distinguishes between musical form and lyrical content, overlaying that distinction with another between death inflicted and death suffered.