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The sex revolts : gender, rebellion and rock 'n' roll

Author: Simon Reynolds; Joy Press
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk edView all editions and formats
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The first book to look at rock rebellion through the lens of gender, The Sex Revolts captures the paradox at rock's dark heart-the music is often most thrilling when it is most misogynistic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Reynolds; Joy Press
ISBN: 9780674802735 067480273X
OCLC Number: 1114771432
Notes: Originally published: London : Serpent's Tail, 1994.
Description: xvii, 410 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: * Introduction * Part 1: Rebel Misogynies *1. Angry Young Men: Precursors and Prototypes for Rock Rebellion *Rebel without a Cause * Look Back in Anger * Jack Kerouac * Timothy Leary * Ken Keasy * The Rolling Stones *2. She's Hit: Songs of Fear and Loathing * The Rolling Stones * John's Children * Garage Punk * Led Zepplin * Roxy Music * Tim Rose * Nick Cave *River's Edge *3. Careers in Misogyny: The Strangers and Malcolm McLaren *4. Born to Run: Wanderlust, Wilderness, and the Cult of Speed * The Doors * The Rolling Stones * PiL * Gang of Four * Morrissey * Bob Dylan * Bruce Springsteen * Tom Petty * Iggy Pop * Lynard Skynard *Easy Rider * Neil Young * Kraftwerk * Hardcore Techno *5. Brothers in Arms: Combat Rock and Other Stories for Boys * The Clash * Thin Lizzy * The Manic Street Preachers * Public Enemy * U2 *6. Flirting with the Void: Abjection in Rock * The Stooges * The Sex Pistols * Throbbing Gristle * Birthday Party * Scratch Acid * Grindcore * Alice in Chains * Nirvana * Henry Rollins * Devo *7. Wargasm: Metal and Machine Music * The Futurists * Kraftwerk * Techno * Motorhead * Iggy Pop * Radio Birdman * David Bowie * Led Zepplin * The Young Gods *8. I Am the King: Delusions of Grandeur from Jim Morrison to Gangsta Rap * Jim Morrison * The Sex Pistols * Guns N' Roses * Nick Cave * Lou Reed * Jane's Addiction * Eldridge Cleaver * LL Cool J * Miles Davis * Sly Stone * Gangsta Rap *9. My Way: The Cult of the Psychopath * The White Negro * Jim Morrison * Charles Manson * Sid Vicious * Big Black *Slacker * Apocalypse Culture * Part 2: Into the Mystic *1. From Rebellion to Grace: The Pscyhedelic Mother's Boy *2. Back to Eden: Innocence, Indolence and Pastoralism * Mod * Marc Bolan * The Incredible String Band * The Byrds * West Coast Psychedelia * Van Morrison * Pink Floyd * Dreampop * Rave * Ambient House * The Orb * Dub Reggae * Ultramarine *3. Starsailing: Cosmic Rock * John Cage * John Coltrane * The Byrds * Jimi Hendrix * Tim Buckley * Pink Floyd *4. Flow Motion: Can, Eno and Oceanic Rock * Can * Brian Eno * Robert Wyatt * Miles Davis * A.R. Kane *5. Soft Boys: Nostalgia, Incest, and Zen Apathy * Jimi Hendrix * Morrissey * John Lennon * Elvis * My Bloody Valentine * Part 3: Lift Up Your Skirt and Speak *1. Double Allegiances: The History of Rock *2. One of the Boys: Female Machisma * Patti Smith * Chrissie Hynde * Kate Bush * P.J. Harvey * Suzi Quatro * Joan Jett * Heart * Kim Gordon * L7 *3. Open Your Heart: Confession and Catharsis from Janis Joplin to Courtney Love * Sinead O'Connor * Suzanne Vega * Joni Mitchell * Liz Phair * Lydia Lunch * Hole * Babes in Toyland * Tori Amos * Janis Joplin * Bessie Smith *4. Woman Unbound: Hysterics, Witches, and Mystics * Lydia Lunch * Diamanda Galas * Stevie Nicks * Kate Bush * Siouxsie * Sandy Denny * Cocteau Twins *5. Who's That Girl? Masquerade and Mastery * X-Ray Spex * Siouxsie * Grace Jones * Donna Summer * Annie Lennox * Joan Armatrading * Janet Jackson * Queen Latifa * Salt-n-Pepa * Grace Slick * Nico *6. Un-Typical Girls: Post-Punk Demystification * The Slits * The Raincoats * The Au Pairs * Delta 5 * Bush Tetras *7. What a Drag: Post-Feminism and Pop * Altered Images * Madonna *Paris Is Burning *8. There's a Riot Going On: Grrrls against Boy-Rock * Riot Grrrl * Bikini Kill * Huggy Bear *9. Body's in Trouble * Mary Margaret O'Hara * Suzanne Vega * Hugo Largo * P.J. Harvey * Throwing Muses * Babes in Toyland * Siouxsie * Hole * Lunachicks *10. Adventures Close to Home: Domesticity's Tender Trap * Kate Bush * Lunachicks * Throwing Muses * Siouxsie * Marianne Faithfull * The Slits *11. All Fluxed Up: Rebels against Structure * Patti Smith * Joni Mitchell * Rickie Lee Jones * The Raincoats * Throwing Muses * Mary Margaret O'Hara * Dead Can Dance * Bjork * Diamanda Galas * Yoko Ono * Afterword * Notes * Bibliography * Index
Responsibility: Simon Reynolds and Joy Press.

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With The Sex Revolts music critics and sonic psychoanalysts Simon Reynolds and Joy Press delve deep beneath glib exteriors to forage among rock's dank sociosexual underpinnings...It is an analysis, Read more...

 
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