Gender and Sexuality in Popular Music Products

  • Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality

    Interdisciplinary Approaches

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Songs of Joni Mitchell

    Gender, Performance and Agency

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Performance, Authority, Authenticity

    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’…

    Hardback – 2016-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Women and the Nineteenth-Century Lied

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

  • Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by&…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Queerness in Pop Music

    Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality

    By Stan Hawkins

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms. The focus falls on artists, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Diana Ross, Rufus Wainwright, David Bowie, Azealia Banks, Zebra Katz, Freddie Mercury…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • PJ Harvey and Music Video Performance

    By Abigail Gardner

    PJ Harvey’s performances are premised on the core contention that she is somehow causing ’trouble’. Just how this trouble can be theorised within the context of the music video and what it means for a development of the ways we might conceptualise ’disruption’ and think about music video lies at…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Gender, Age and Musical Creativity

    By Catherine Haworth, Lisa Colton

    From the perennially young, precocious figure of 'little orphan Annie' to the physical and vocal ageing of the eighteenth-century castrato, interlinked cultural constructions of age and gender are central to the historical and contemporary depiction of creative activity and its audiences. Gender,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel

    By Cecilia Björkén-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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads

    By Sarah F. Williams

    Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century England. Ballads straddled, and destabilized, the categories of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

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