Taylor Swift by the Book Taylor Swift by the Book

Taylor Swift by the Book

The Literature Behind the Lyrics, from Fairy Tales to Tortured Poets

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    • Expected Nov 26, 2024
    • $11.99
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Publisher Description

From Robert Frost's road not taken on her debut album to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's albatross on The Tortured Poets Department, Taylor Swift's lyrics are filled with literary connections.

Make sure you're catching them all with this expert guide to the novels, poems, and plays that influence her songwriting.


Let a literature professor and a musical theater artist guide you through the Taylor Swift canon—from Shakespeare to the Brontë sisters to Daphne du Maurier!

Learn what "New Romantics" has to do with the old RomanticsGet to know the Gothic monsters haunting MidnightsSpot Taylor's many Great Gatsby referencesDiscover what Taylor Swift and Emily Dickinson have in commonAnd find your new favorite tortured poet!

With full-color illustrations highlighting the literary eras of Dr. Swift (yes, she has an honorary PhD), it’s a perfect gift for the Swiftie in your life. 

Packed with fun facts, entertaining analysis, and literary-themed playlists that fans will love, Taylor Swift by the Book will turn anyone from a Taylor Swift lover into a Taylor Swift scholar.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
AVAILABLE
2024
November 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
208
Pages
PUBLISHER
Quirk Books
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC

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