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

  • Popular Musicology and Identity book cover

    Popular Musicology and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Arne Hansen, Eirik Askerøi, Freya Jarman

    Popular Musicology and Identity paves new paths for studying popular music’s entwinement with gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class, locality, and a range of other factors. The book consists of original essays in honour of Stan Hawkins, whose work has been a major influence on the musicological study…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • 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
    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    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, 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…

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

  • The Art Songs of Louise Talma book cover

    The Art Songs of Louise Talma

    1st Edition

    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 Monographs and Sourcebooks in American Music

  • David Bowie: Critical Perspectives book cover

    David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art…

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

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