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 – 2020-06-18 
    Routledge

  • The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel book cover

    The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Bjorken-Nyberg

    In her study of music-making in the Edwardian novel, Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg argues that the invention and development of the player piano had a significant effect on the perception, performance and appreciation of music during the period. In contrast to existing devices for producing music…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and the Nineteenth-Century Lied book cover

    Women and the Nineteenth-Century Lied

    1st Edition

    By Aisling Kenny, Susan Wollenberg

    This book bridges a gap in existing scholarship by foregrounding the contribution of women to the nineteenth-century Lied. Building on the pioneering work of scholars in recent years, it consolidates recent research on women’s achievements in the genre, and develops an alternative narrative of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music: Performance, Authority, Authenticity book cover

    Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Performance, Authority, Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Global Glam and Popular Music: Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s book cover

    Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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

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