Singing Poets: Literature and Popular Music in France and Greece (1945-1975), 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Singing Poets

Literature and Popular Music in France and Greece (1945-1975), 1st Edition

By Dimitris Papanikolaou

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This book shows how the model of singing poets becomes then an organizing principle for a system of national popular music. It responds to the growing call for the teaching of the textual networks of popular music within the domains of literary and cultural studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Poetry and the Songs: The Genre of Auteurs-Compositeurs-Interprètes and its Impact on French Popular Music in the 1950s and 1960s 2. Greece of the Two Composers: Popular Music as a National Institution in Greece, 1948–1963 3. The 1960s, the Singer-Songwriter, and his Way to A-void: Dionysis Savvopoulos and the New Challenges of Popular Music, 1963–1975 4. Epilogue

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General