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

  • Music, Life, and Changing Times: Selected Correspondence Between British Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927–77 book cover

    Music, Life, and Changing Times: Selected Correspondence Between British Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927–77

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Fuller, Jenny Doctor

    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 – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Music, Life and Changing Times

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe book cover

    Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

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

    Women in the Studio

    Creativity, 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 – 2019-07-08
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London book cover

    Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London

    1st Edition

    By Michael Burden

    Regina Mingotti was the first female impresario to run London's opera house. Born in Naples in 1722, she was the daughter of an Austrian diplomat, and had worked at Dresden under Hasse from 1747. Mingotti left Germany in 1752, and travelled to Madrid to sing at the Spanish court, where the opera…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • 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 – 2019-04-24
    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 chapters that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Songs of Joni Mitchell: Gender, Performance and Agency book cover

    The Songs of Joni Mitchell

    Gender, Performance and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Anne Karppinen

    An unorthodox musician from the start, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's style of composing, performing, and of playing (and tuning) the guitar is unique. In the framework of sexual difference and the gendered discourses of rock this immediately begs the questions: are Mitchell's songs specifically…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Heesch, Niall Scott

    Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality brings together a collection of original, interdisciplinary, critical essays exploring the negotiated place of gender and sexuality in heavy metal music and its culture. Scholars debate the current state of play concerning masculinities, femininities, queerness,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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

    Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition book cover

    Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    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 – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • The Lost Women of Rock Music: Female Musicians of the Punk Era book cover

    The Lost Women of Rock Music

    Female Musicians of the Punk Era, 1st Edition

    By Helen Reddington

    In Britain during the late 1970s and early 1980s, a new phenomenon emerged, with female guitarists, bass-players, keyboard-players and drummers playing in bands. Before this time, women's presence in rock bands, with a few notable exceptions, had always been as vocalists. This sudden influx of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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