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Mostly academic writings about the Beatles
by Markus Heuger

  The Beabliography is a bibliography of books and articles, focusing mainly on academic works on the Beatles. By now the database covers over 500 titles, some with links and/or abstracts. Please mail us if you like to add yet another title to this list.
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  • Campbell, Colin, and Allan Murphy (1980), "From romance to romanticism. Analysing the Beatles' lyrics." In: Colin Campbell and Allan Murphy (1980), Things we said today. The complete lyrics and a concordance to the Beatles' songs, 1962-1970. Ann Arbor: Pierian Press, 1980, xxi-xxxi.
  • Cook, Guy, and Neil Mercer (2000), "From me to you. Austerity to profligacy in the language of the Beatles." In: Ian Inglis (ed.), The Beatles, popular music and society. A thousand voices. Basingstoke: MacMillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000, 86-104.
  • Covach, John Rudolph (2006), "From 'craft' to 'art.' Formal structure in the music of the Beatles.", In: Davis, Todd F., and Kenneth Womack (eds.), Reading the Beatles. Cultural studies, literary criticism and the Fab Four. New York: State University of New York Press, 2006, 37-54.
  • Geppert, Georg (1968), Songs der Beatles. Texte und Interpretationen. [The Beatles' songs. Texts and interpretations.] München: Kösel Verlag, 1968.
  • Hames, Annette, and Ian Inglis (1999), "And I will lose my mind ... Images of mental illness in the songs of the Beatles." In: International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, 1999, 30, 2, 173-188. [Abstract]
  • Heinonen, Yrjö (2000), "In search of lost order. Archetypal meanings in Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." Paper for the Third National Symposium on Music Research. Jyväskylä, 16-17 April 1999. Published in: Yrjö Heinonen, Jouni Koskimäki, Seppo Niemi and Terhi Nurmesjärvi (eds.), Beatlestudies 2. History, identity, authenticity. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä (Department of Music, Research Reports 23), 2000, 207-255. [Abstract and Summary]
  • Kleijer, Henk, and Ger Tillekens (1994), "Passion, pop and self control. The body politics of pop music." In: Zeitschrift für Sozializationsforschung und Erziehungssoziologie, 1994, 14, 1, 58-75; and in: Soundscapes, 2000-2001, 3 (Spring).
  • Kohl, Paul R. (1993), "Looking through a glass onion. Rock and roll as a modern manifestation of carnival." In: Journal of Popular Culture, 1993, 27, 1, 143-160.
  • Kohl, Paul R. (1996), "A splendid time is guaranteed for all. The Beatles as agents of carnival." In: Popular Music and Society, 1996 (Winter), 20, 4, 81-88.
  • Marshall, Ian (2006), "'I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together.' Bakhtin and the Beatles.", In: Davis, Todd F., and Kenneth Womack (eds.), Reading the Beatles. Cultural studies, literary criticism and the Fab Four. New York: State University of New York Press, 2006, 9-36.
  • McGrath, James (2003), "Like a second needs an hour. Time and the work of Paul McCartney." In: Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Spring 2003, 4, 2, 1-20. [Abstract]
  • McGrath, James (2007), "Reading post-war Britain in Lennon and McCartney's imagined communities." In: Ros Crone, David Gange and Katie Jones (eds.), New Perspectives in British cultural history. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007, 244-254. [Abstract]
  • McGrath, James (2008), "Imagine all the lonely people. Belonging and isolation in the songs of John Lennon and Paul McCartney." In: Richard Ganis (ed.), Displacement and belonging in the contemporary world. Salford: University of Salford, European Studies Research Institute, 2008, 113-128. [Abstract]
  • Nash, Alun (1978), "John Lennon and the infuence of Lewis Carroll." In: Jabberwocky. The Journal of the Lewis Carroll Society, 1978, 7, 36-39.
  • Oomen, Ursula (1967), "Sprachlicher Unsinn und linguistischer Sinn in Texten von John Lennon." In: Folia Linguistica (Konstanz), 1967, 1, 172-193.
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