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

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977 book cover

    Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    1st Edition

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions book cover

    Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of essays that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity book cover

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Gregory

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity provides a history of the boy band from The Beatles to One Direction, placing the modern male pop group within the wider context of twentieth- and twenty-first century popular music and culture. Offering the first extended look at pop masculinity as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge

  • The Rock History Reader book cover

    The Rock History Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Theo Cateforis

    This eclectic compilation of readings tells the history of rock as it has been received and explained as a social and musical practice throughout its six decade history. This third edition includes new readings across the volume, with added material on the early origins of rock 'n' roll as well as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Women in the Studio: Creation, Control and Gender in Popular Music Sound Production book cover

    Women in the Studio

    Creation, Control and Gender in Popular Music Sound Production, 1st Edition

    By Paula Wolfe

    The field of popular music production is overwhelmingly male dominated. Here, Paula Wolfe discusses gendered notions of creativity and examines the significant under-representation of women in studio production. Wolfe brings an invaluable perspective as both a working artist-producer and as a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music 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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

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

    Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-16
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    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    1st Edition

    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 place within it, that is, how people engage with ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy: Playing with Boundaries book cover

    Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy

    Playing with Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie L. Marshall, Linda L. Carroll, Katherine A. McIver

    Taking as axiomatic the concept that artistic output does not simply reflect culture but also shapes it, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection take a holistic approach to the cultural fashioning of sexualities, drawing on visual art, theatre, music, and literature, in sacred and secular…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    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, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin 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
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    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

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

    Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    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

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