Listening to Songs of Leonard Cohen: singing sadness to sadness in these anxious times

Description

This was an invited piece, written for a new column in the Conversation titled "Art For Trying Times". 

Subject

This article discusses the role of art in mourning/trying times, using Leonard Cohen's first album to explore the efficacies and affordances of art works.

Period28 Jul 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleListening to Songs of Leonard Cohen
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size800 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date28/07/20
    Descriptionsinging sadness to sadness in these anxious times
    Producer/AuthorThe Conversation
    PersonsJen Webb