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Reading rock and roll : authenticity, appropriation, aesthetics

Reading rock and roll : authenticity, appropriation, aesthetics

Author: Kevin J H Dettmar; William Richey
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Informal and Theoretically Informed, Reading Rock and Roll is an important investigation of the music that more than any other has defined our century. Kevin Dettmar and William Richey have gathered a wealth of erudite, original, and clever writings that perform close readings of rock music--often with surprising results." "From a careful examination of the roles of addictions and female sexuality in the remakings  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J H Dettmar; William Richey
ISBN: 0231113986 9780231113984 0231113994 9780231113991
OCLC Number: 40619751
Description: x, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Dancing about architecture / Anthony DeCurtis --
Introduction / Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey --
Modeling authenticity, authenticating commercial models / Michael Coyle and Jon Dolan --
Too much Mead? : under the influence (of participant-observation) / R.J. Warren Zanes --
Fixing Madonna and Courtney : sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll reflux / Marilyn Manners --
"Ask any girl" : compulsory heterosexuality and girl group culture / Patricia Juliana Smith --
"Do Doc Martens have a special smell? : homocore, skinhead eroticism, and queer agency / Ashley Dawson --
Dr. Funkenstein's supergroovalisticprosifunkstication : George Clinton signifies / Mark Willhardt and Joel Stein --
"I have come out to play" : Jonathan Richman and the politics of the faux naïf / John Alberti --
This is fascism? : raves and the politics of dancing / Sean Portnoy --
The riot grrrls and "Carnival" / Neil Nehring --
Time to heal, "desire" time : the cyberprophesy of U2's "Zoo world order" / Robyn Brothers --
"Even better than the real thing" : U2's (love) songs of the self / Atara Stein --
Elvis Costello as cultural icon and cultural critic / Pamela Thurschwell --
Musical cheese : the appropriation of seventies music in nineties movies / Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey ; with a foreword by Anthony DeCurtis.


This collection of original essays develops new, intertextual approaches to thinking about rock music.  Read more...


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