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Intertextuality and Influence Elaine Feinstein
All You Need has a title that EF had used before, to close a poem For the Beatles, and borrowing from one of their songs: old / impersonal rewardless easy / drum drum drum...
Intertextuality and Influence Monica Furlong
She begins arrestingly: We live in a period in which it is not possible to talk meaningfully about God.
Furlong, Monica. The End of Our Exploring. Hodder and Stoughton.
She then posits an absolute human need for meaning and for myth (the core...
Literary responses J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter first appeared in Britain with no great fanfare, though The Scotsman hailed it the month after publication for being non-slick, for its unassailable stand for the power of fresh innovative story-telling,
“The Decade in Review 1997-2007”. MuggleNet.
and the...
Textual Production Ann Jellicoe
The Knack . . . and How to Get It, a highly successful film directed by Richard Lester and based on AJ 's popular play, was released.
Lester also directed movies for the Beatles .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press.


February 1963: The Beatles (formerly the Silver Beatles...

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February 1963

The Beatles (formerly the Silver Beatles and before that the Quarrymen) first reached number one in the charts with their record Please Please Me.

26 December 1967: Television aired the Beatles' satirical programme...

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26 December 1967

Television aired the Beatles ' satirical programme The Magical Mystery Tour. Its mix of masks, disguises, and jokes included a woman doing strip-tease.

April 1970: The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney,...

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April 1970

The Beatles (John Lennon , Paul McCartney , George Harrison , and Ringo Starr , the immensely popular music group from Liverpool), decided to split up.

1979: Life of Brian, a film parodying a biblical...

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Life of Brian, a film parodying a biblical epic on the life of Christ, was made by the Monty Python group.

8 December 1980: Mark David Chapman gunned down singer and...

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8 December 1980

Mark David Chapman gunned down singer and song-writer John Lennon (one of the former Beatles ) on Central Park West, New York.


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