Hearing Around Corners: Nick Cave Meets Ernst Bloch
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 final chapter is an interpretation of Cave’s entire opus through the ears of Ernst Bloch’s philosophy of music. Bloch combines philosophical rigour, Marxist analysis, a thorough interest in religion and an arresting approach to music.