Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Music

  • Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England book cover

    Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    By Julia Grella O'Connell

    The plight of the fallen woman is one of the salient themes of nineteenth-century art and literature; indeed, the ubiquity of the trope galvanized the Victorian conscience and acted as a spur to social reform. In some notable examples, Julia Grella O’Connell argues, the iconography of the Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe book cover

    Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Stars and Songbirds of Africa: Mande Music in Contemporary Mali book cover

    Stars and Songbirds of Africa: Mande Music in Contemporary Mali

    By Lucy Durán

    Mali has provided many of Africa's best known and most celebrated artists, several of whom have won Grammy awards and other accolades from the international music industry. Malian music attracts audiences from around the world, is widely recorded, and features prominently in most discussions of '…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Music at the Maison Royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr book cover

    Music at the Maison Royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

    By Deborah Kauffman

    The history of music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr-the famous convent school founded by Madame de Maintenon and established by Louis XIV in 1686 as a royal foundation-is both rich and intriguing; its large repertory of music was composed expressly for young female voices by…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Difference in Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Music: Theory and Politics of Ambiguity book cover

    Rethinking Difference in Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Music

    Theory and Politics of Ambiguity

    Edited by Gavin S. K. Lee

    In studies of gender and sexuality in popular music, the concept of difference is often a crucial analytic used to detect social agency; however, the alternative analytic of ambiguity has never been systematically examined. While difference from heterosexual norms is taken to be the multivalent…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    Edited by Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking provides a reference to HOW, cross-culturally, musicking constructs locality and how locality is constructed by the musicking that takes places within it – that is, how people engage ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context: Dedicated to Music book cover

    Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition book cover

    Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition

    By Maryann McCabe

    Mabel Daniels (1877–1971): An American Composer in Transition assesses Daniels within the context of American music of the first half of the twentieth century. Daniels wrote fresh sounding works that were performed by renowned orchestras and ensembles during her lifetime but her works have only…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Muse as Eros: Music, Erotic Fantasy and Male Creativity in the Romantic and Modern Imagination book cover

    The Muse as Eros

    Music, Erotic Fantasy and Male Creativity in the Romantic and Modern Imagination

    By Stephen Downes

    The Muse has long been figured as a divine or erotically alluring consort to the virile male artist, who may inspire him or lead him to the edge of madness. This book explores the changing cultural expressions of the relationship between the male artist with a beloved, imagined or desired Muse, to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music: Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Art Songs of Louise Talma book cover

    The Art Songs of Louise Talma

    By Kendra Preston Leonard

    The Art Songs of Louise Talma presents some of Talma’s finest compositions and those most frequently performed during her life. It includes pieces appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced singers and collaborative pianists. The songs include text settings of American, English, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

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