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Listening to the sirens : musical technologies of queer identity from Homer to Hedwig

Author: Judith Ann Peraino
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates how music has been used throughout history to call into question norms of gender and sexuality. This book analyzes the musical ways in which queer individuals express and discipline  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Listening to the sirens.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005006234
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ann Peraino
ISBN: 0520215877 9780520215870
OCLC Number: 760708966
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 355 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Songs of the sirens : desire --
A music of one's own : discipline --
Queer ears and icons : sign systems --
Homomusical communities : production --
Flights of fancy : power.
Responsibility: Judith A. Peraino.

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"A wide-ranging and beautifully composed book. Peraino moves the argument to the next level, and the elegance of her prose pulls the reader along with her own siren song until the very last Read more...

 
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