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Prince

Author: Stan Hawkins; Sarah Niblock
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2011.
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This much-needed interdisciplinary analysis is the first of its kind to examine critically Prince's popular music, performances, sounds, lyrics and the plethora of accompanying visual material such as album covers, posters, fashions, promotional videos and feature films. Specifically, the book explores how and why he has played such a profoundly meaningful and significant role in his fans' lives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Hawkins; Sarah Niblock
ISBN: 9781409434399 1409434397
OCLC Number: 764570395
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Music Examples; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Making of the Authentic Pop Icon; 2 Inscriptions of Otherness: Dandyism, Style and Queer Sensibility; 3 A God of Earthly Pleasures; 5 'Take Me with U, Prince': Female Identifications with a Male Pop Icon; 6 The Princian Sonic Universe: Matters of Compositional and Performative Proficiency; 7 The Live Experience: Performance and Performativity at the O2 Arena; Selected Discography/Filmography; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
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It's about time! Prince, pop's SEXY MF, has long been a subject of fan praise and speculation. While acknowledging these deep veins of adulation and conjecture, Hawkins and Niblock critically rewrite Read more...

 
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