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The Beatles Encyclopedia
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Legendary in music and popular culture, the Beatles were one of the most successful bands of all time. The collective achievements of the Fab Four affect a broad demographic that includes today’s children, Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers. This one-
The entries in this condensed encyclopedia provide in-
“This encyclopedia is crucial for any music library.”—V.J. Novara, Choice
“With The Beatles Encyclopedia, ‘Everything Fab Four’ has been placed at our fingertips. . . . It will enlarge considerably our conception of what the Beatles accomplished, just as it will strike us as practical, fun, and, most important of all, indispensable. Certain it is that fans and scholars of the Beatles will find themselves describing the feat that Kenneth Womack has achieved in compiling The Beatles Encyclopedia in adjectives such as these.”—Steve Hamelman, Popular Music and Society
“Intended for a wide audience, The Beatles Encyclopedia is accessible for new and younger listeners yet serves as a convenient reference tool for serious fans.”—Kit O’Toole, Something Else! Reviews
“The entries are well-
“Numerous Beatles books tell the group’s story or focus on specific periods in their history. Now, all of the major topics are included in one convenient place. The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four, the latest work by Beatles scholar Kenneth Womack, is an educational and entertaining addition to any Beatle fan’s library.”—Radio Teresa
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ken is Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University, where he also serves as Professor of English. He is Editor of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory, published by Penn State University Press, and Co-
Over the years, Ken’s work as teacher and writer has earned numerous awards, including the Grace D. Long Faculty Excellence Award (2002), Penn State University’s Alumni Teaching Fellow Award (2006), Northern Illinois University’s Golden Anniversary Alumni Award (2009), Penn State Altoona’s Honorary Alumni Award (2009), and the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities (2010). In 2013, Ken was selected to serve as the sixth Penn State University Laureate.
In addition to studying Russian language and literature at the Moscow Institute of Communication, Ken earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in English from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in English from Northern Illinois University. He lives in West Long Branch, New Jersey, with his wife Jeanine.
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