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Disruptive divas : feminism, identity & popular music

Author: Lori Burns; Mélisse Lafrance
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Studies in contemporary music and culture.
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This book examines how female rock artists such as Tori Amos, Sara McLachlan, P.J. Harvey and k.d. lang explore themes of gender and sexuality in their musical and lyrical expression.

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Named Person: Tori Amos; Courtney Love; Me'Shell NdegéOcello; Polly Jean Harvey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Burns; Mélisse Lafrance
ISBN: 0815335539 9780815335535 0815335547 9780815335542
OCLC Number: 45958053
Description: xix, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A cultural studies to women and popular music / Mélisse Lafrance --
"Close readings" of popular song : intersections among sociocultural. musical and lyrical meanings / Lori Burns --
Tori Amos, "Crucify" (1991). The problems of agency and resistance in Tori Amos's "Crucify" / Mélisse Lafrance ; Musical agency : strategies of containment and resistance in "Crucify" / Lori Burns --
Courtney Love (Hole), Live through this (1994). Culture of injury : Courtney Love on violence against women and the patriarchal aesthetic / Meĺisse Lafrance ; Musical force : violence and resistance in "Violet" / Lori Burns --
Me'Shell Ndegéocello, "Mary Magdalene" (1996). Textual subversion : the narrative sabotage of race, gender and desire in the music of Me'Shell Ndegéocello / Mélisse Lafrance ; Revising the sexual "gaze" : musical attributions of power in "Mary Magdalene" / Lori Burns --
P.J. Harvey, Is This Desire? (1998). Terrains of trouble : P.J. Harvey and the topography of desire / Mélisse Lafrance ; The crafting of desire : musical voice and musical embodiment / Lori Burns.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary music and culture.
Other Titles: Feminism, identity, and popular music
Responsibility: Lori Burns and Mélisse Lafrance.
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