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A Meanness in This World: The American Outlaw as Storyteller in Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska

This study will focus on the songs of Bruce Springsteen’s 1982 album Nebraska. The album is a series of character sketches that deal with the lesser elements of society; criminals, the poor and vagrant, and the downcast. This is the other side of the myth of the American dream.

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