Disruptive divas : feminism, identity & popular music / Lori Burns and Mélisse Lafrance

Author(s): Burns, Lori
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Subjects: Popular music--1991-2000--Analysis, appreciation
Women in music
Gender identity in music
Feminism and music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2002
Series: Studies in contemporary music and culture
Studies in contemporary music and culture
LC Classification: M, MT
Physical Description: xix, 255 p. : music ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: General Introduction
Acknowledgments
Preface
1. A Cultural Studies Approach to Women and Popular Music / Melisse Lafrance 1
2. "Close Readings" of Popular Song: Intersections among Sociocultural, Musical, and Lyrical Meanings / Lori Burns 31
3. Tori Amos, "Crucify" (1991) 63
The Problems of Agency and Resistance in Tori Amos's "Crucify" / Melisse Lafrance 63
Musical Agency: Strategies of Containment and Resistance in "Crucify" / Lori Burns 73
4. Courtney Love (Hole), Live through This (1994) 97
Cultures of Injury: Courtney Love on Violence against Women and the Patriarchal Aesthetic / Melisse Lafrance 97
Musical Force: Violence and Resistance in "Violet" / Lori Burns 122
5. Me'Shell Ndegeocello, "Mary Magdalene" (1996) 133
Textual Subversions: The Narrative Sabotage of Race, Gender, and Desire in the Music of Me'Shell Ndegeocello / Melisse Lafrance 133
Revising the Sexual "Gaze": Musical Attributions of Power in "Mary Magdalene" / Lori Burns 147
6. P. J. Harvey, Is This Desire? (1998) 169
Terrains of Trouble: P. J. Harvey and the Topography of Desire / Melisse Lafrance 169
The Crafting of Desire: Musical Voice and Musical Embodiment / Lori Burns 187
App. 1: Song Lyrics 213
App. 2. Reductive Analysis: Notation Terminology 223
Notes 225
Bibliography 235
Index 251
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Feminism, identity & popular music
Additional Authors: Lafrance, Mélisse
Notes: LCCN: 2001019249
ISBN: 0815335539
ISBN: 0815335547 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index
Contents: A cultural studies approach to women and popular music / Mélisse Lafrance -- "Close readings" of popular song : intersections among sociocultural. musical and lyrical meanings / Lori Burns -- Tori Amos, "Crucify" (1991). The problems of agency and resistance in Tori Amos's "Crucify" / Mélisse Lafrance ; Musical agency : strategies of containment and resistance in "Crucify" / Lori Burns -- Courtney Love (Hole), Live through this (1994). Cultures of injury : Courtney Love on violence against women and the patriarchal aesthetic / Meĺisse Lafrance ; Musical force : violence and resistance in "Violet" / Lori Burns -- Me'Shell Ndegéocello, "Mary Magdalene" (1996). Textual subversions : the narrative sabotage of race, gender and desire in the music of Me'Shell Ndegéocello / Mélisse Lafrance ; Revising the sexual "gaze" : musical attributions of power in "Mary Magdalene" / Lori Burns -- P.J. Harvey, Is This Desire? (1998). Terrains of trouble : P.J. Harvey and the topography of desire / Mélisse Lafrance ; The crafting of desire : musical voice and musical embodiment / Lori Burns
OCLC Number: 45958053
ISBN/ISSN: 0815335539
0815335547