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The resisting muse : popular music and social protest

Author: Ian Peddie
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The contributors in this volume examine the various ways in which popular music has been deployed as anti-establishment and how such opposition both influences and responds to the music produced.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Resisting muse.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Peddie
ISBN: 0754651134 9780754651130 0754651142 9780754651147
OCLC Number: 60245569
Description: xxiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Politics and the parameters of protest --
Rock protest songs : so many and so few / Deena Weinstein --
The decline and rebirth of folk-protest music / Jerry Rodnitsky --
Available rebels and folk authenticities : Michelle Shocked and Billy Bragg / Mark Willhardt --
The pop star as politician : from Belafonte to Bono, from creativity to conscience / John Street --
Monophony or polyphony? --
The future is history : hip-hop in the aftermath of (post)modernity / Russell A. Potter --
Everyday people : popular music, race and the articulation and formation of class identity in the United States / James Smethurst --
Gender as anomaly : women in rap / Gail Hilson Woldu --
The problems of place --
Protest music as 'ego-enhancement' : reggae music, the Rastafarian movement and the re-examination of race and identity in Jamaica / Stephen A. King --
'We have survived' : popular music as representation of Australian Aboriginal cultural loss and reclamation / Peter Dunbar-Hall --
The bleak country? : the black country and the rhetoric of escape / Ian Peddie --
The paradox of anti-social protest --
Communities of resistance : heavy metal as a reinvention of social technology / Sean K. Kelly --
The handmade tale : cassette-tapes, authorship, and the privatization of the Pacific Northwest independent music scene / Kathleen McConnell --
Gothic music and the decadent individual / Kimberly Jackson --
Straight, narrow and dull : the failure of protest in straight edge / Steven Hamelman.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Peddie.
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Examining the ways in which popular music has been deployed as anti-establishment, this book covers the diverse forms of music in relation to the creation of communities of protest. It also shows how  Read more...


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