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Vamping the stage : female voices of Asian modernities

Author: Andrew N Weintraub; Bart A Barendregt
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The emergence of modernity has typically focused on Western male actors and privileged politics and economy over culture. The contributors to this volume successfully unsettle such perspectives by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew N Weintraub; Bart A Barendregt
ISBN: 9780824869861 0824869869
OCLC Number: 965736388
Notes: Selected papers from two conferences, convened as part of the Voices of Asian Modernities Project (VAMP), held September 4-6, 2013, in Leiden, the Netherlands, and April 4-6, 2014, at the University of Pittsburgh.
Description: vii, 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Re-vamping Asia : women, music, and modernity in comparative perspective / Andrew N. Weintraub and Bart Barendregt --
Acoustic ladies : mediating audiovisual modernity in early German and Chinese talkies / Yiman Wang --
On becoming Nora : transforming the voice and place of the sing-song girl through Zhou Xuan / Yifen Beus --
Malay women singers of colonial Malaya : voicing alternative gender identity and modernity / Tan Sooi Beng --
The "comfort women" and the voices of East Asian modernity / Joshua D. Pilzer --
Diva Misora Hibari as spectacle of postwar Japan's modernity / Christine R. Yano --
Titiek Puspa : vocalizing gendered modernity in 1960s and 1970s Indonesia / Andrew N. Weintraub --
The remarkable career of L.R. Eswari / Amanda Weidman --
Gendered and censored modernity : two female singers and their music in South Korea / Soojin Kim --
Princess Siti and the particularities of post-Islamist pop / Bart Barendregt --
Googoosh's voice : an Iranian icon in silence and song / Farzaneh Hemmasi --
Enacting modernity through voice, body, and gender : Filipina singers from the close of the Philippine-American War to the onset of martial law (1913-1972) / Ricardo D. Trimillos --
Beyond black and gray : portraits and scenes of Javanese singer Waljinah in Indonesian popular print media / Russell P. Skelchy --
Mainstreaming dance music and articulating femininity : South Korean dance divas in the 1980s / Hee-sun Kim --
The ideal idol : making music with Hatsune Miku, the "first sound of the future" / Jennifer Milioto Matsue.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew N. Weintraub and Bart Barendregt.

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For many of us, the combination of Asian women and music too often conjures up the image of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Vamping the Stage shines a spotlight on women in popular musics from China, Read more...

 
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