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Voicing girlhood in popular music : performance, authority, authenticity

Allison Adrian (Editor), Jacqueline C. Warwick (Editor)
This book explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers. It illuminates the way ideals of girlhood are historically specific, and the way adults frame and construct girlhood to both valorize and vilify girls and women. Interrogating popular music,
Print Book, English, 2019
Routledge, London, 2019
x, 300 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
9780367873578, 0367873575
PART IVoice and Agency 1 I’m with the Band: Redefining Young Feminism 15 LUCY O’BRIEN 2 Girls at Work: Gendered Identities, Sex Segregation,and Employment Experiences in the Music Industry 37 MARION LEONARD 3 "I Love Beyoncé, but I Struggle with Beyoncé": Girl ActivistsTalk Music and Feminism 56 LYN MIKEL BROWN AND DANA EDELL WITH MONTGOMERY JONES, GEORGIA LUCKHURST, AND JONEKA PERCENTIE PART IIVoice and Vocality 4 "These Stupid Little Sounds in Her Voice": Valuing andVilifying the New Girl Voice 77 DIANE PECKNOLD 5 Girls and Puberty: The Voice, It Is a-Changin’;A Discussion of Pedagogical Methods for theTraining of the Voice through Puberty 99 BARBARA FOX DEMAIO 6 The Curse of the "O mio bambino caro": Jackie Evancho as Prodigy, Diva, and Ideal Girl 113 DANA GORZELANY-MOSTAK 7 Authority, Ability, and the Aging Ingénue’s Voice 143 ALEXANDRA APOLLONIPART IIIVoice and Authenticity 8 Performing Pop Girlhood on Disney Channel 171 MORGAN BLUE 9 When Loud Means Real: Tween Girls and the Voices of Rock Authenticity 191 SARAH DOUGHER 10 YouTube, Twerking and You: Context Collapse andthe Handheld Copresence of Black Girls and Miley Cyrus 208 KYRA D. GAUNT PART IVVoice and Narrative 11 The Counterpoint of Aging and Coming of Age in the Mother–Daughter Duets of Tori Amos and Natashya Hawley 235 LORI BURNS 12 Listen to the Mockingjay: Voice, Identity, and Agency in