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Reading rock and roll : authenticity, appropriation, aesthetics / edited by Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey ; with a foreword by Anthony DeCurtis.

Dettmar, Kevin J. H., 1958- (Added Author). Richey, William, 1956- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library ML3534 .R3844 1999 37684001003019 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0231113986 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 9780231113984 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 0231113994 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780231113991 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 347 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c1999.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Rock music > History and criticism
Music > Philosophy and aesthetics

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