Afterword – the cultural impact of punk
An interview with Jon Savage
in Fight back
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This chapter presents an interview between the author and Jon Savage regarding the cultural impact of punk. The interview sought to ascertain Savage's thoughts on the core themes of this book; that is, on punk's import beyond the music and in terms of identity, space and communication. Among the numerous accounts of punk's origins and early development that exist, Jon Savage's England's Dreaming is peerless. Combining sharp critical analysis with participatory insight, it locates British punk squarely within its socio-economic, cultural and political context. Savage's reading of punk may be traced back to his 1976-produced fanzine London's Outrage, which interspersed media clippings and pop cultural references with an essay forewarning Britain's descent into fascism. Though Savage's writing and broadcasting work has since led him to explore far wider vistas of popular culture, he remains a foremost commentator on punk's history and continuing relevance.

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Punk, politics and resistance

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