Gender and Sexuality in Popular Music Products

  • 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 – 2016-03-01 
    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…

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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Politics of Musical Identity

    Selected Essays

    By Annegret Fauser

    This volume explores the way in which composers, performers, and critics shaped individual and collective identities in music from Europe and the United States from the 1860s to the 1950s. Selected essays and articles engage with works and their reception by Richard Wagner, Georges Bizet (in an…

    Hardback – 2015-04-03
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Critical Musicology Series

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Eroticism in Early Modern Music

    By Bonnie J. Blackburn, Laurie Stras

    Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire:…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge

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