Gender and Sexuality in Popular Music Products

  • 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, 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

  • 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 – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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

  • 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, 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

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