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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Musical Voices of Early Modern Women: Many-Headed Melodies book cover

    Musical Voices of Early Modern Women

    Many-Headed Melodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomasin LaMay

    Recent scholarship has offered a veritable landslide of studies about early modern women, illuminating them as writers, thinkers, midwives, mothers, in convents, at home, and as rulers. Musical Voices of Early Modern Women adds to the mix of early modern studies a volume that correlates women's…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977: The Story of Music Hall in Rock book cover

    British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977

    The Story of Music Hall in Rock, 1st Edition

    By Barry J. Faulk

    British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977 explains how the definitive British rock performers of this epoch aimed, not at the youthful rebellion for which they are legendary, but at a highly self-conscious project of commenting on the business in which they were engaged. They did so by ironically…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture book cover

    Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • A Woman’s Voice in Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler and J.S. Bach book cover

    A Woman’s Voice in Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler and J.S. Bach

    1st Edition

    By Mark A. Peters

    At the end of his second year in Leipzig, J.S. Bach composed nine sacred cantatas to texts by Leipzig poet Mariane von Ziegler (1695-1760). Despite the fact that these cantatas are Bach's only compositions to texts by a female poet, the works have been largely ignored in the Bach literature.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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