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Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
Published: 12 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381006-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8100-6
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396451-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9645-1
Book Chapter

By Sarah Schulman
Published: 15 September 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396536-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9653-6
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395881-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9588-1
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379300-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7930-0
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... This chapter describes the cultural anxieties and rehabilitation of the crooner persona, then discusses the complex reasons for early crooners’ popularity and the ensuing backlash against them that precipitated the establishment of new middle-class vocal norms for white male popular (“pop...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... discotheque Studio 54. But as the backlash against disco gathered pace during 1979 and as punks grew weary of the anti-dance outlook of pioneering venues such as CBGB, the Mudd Club became a place where the opposition between disco and punk collapsed. With Mass integrating live music, DJ-ing, immersive...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... ridiculing the ostentatiousness of the midtown discotheque Studio 54. But as the backlash against disco gathered pace during 1979 and as punks grew weary of the anti-dance outlook of pioneering venues such as CBGB, the Mudd Club became a place where the opposition between disco and punk collapsed. With Mass...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The backlash against disco during the second half of 1979, combined with the shift from stagflation to recession, led many to forecast that the 1980s would amount to a decade of restraint, hard work, and joylessness. However, none of the talk discouraged hardened revelers from heading out...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... The widespread backlash against crooners in the early 1930s resulted in revised norms of middle-class white masculinity being applied to popular voices for the first time on a national scale. This chapter contextualizes these attacks within a more conservative turn in Depression-era America...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
..., beginning with major anti-feminist backlash and the election of Ronald Reagan, was a time of pronatalism, not only in the US in general, but also inside women’s movements. The piece includes a timeline, year by year, of the feminist books and articles, mostly from the US, which were the basis...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Running since 1970, David Mancuso’s Loft sailed through the backlash against disco unscathed. After all, Mancuso had never restricted his selections to disco, plus his capacity crowd viewed Saturday nights as the highlight of their week. Meanwhile the Paradise Garage, opened by Michael Brody...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Eyeing the backlash against disco and never wholly convinced by disco in the first place, major-label record companies unceremoniously reversed out of disco and closed down their disco departments. Only Warner Bros. held its ground. The head of the company’s disco department, Ray Caviano...
Book Chapter

By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... (brief) period, feminist writers tried to pry women away from the assumption that they must mother. The second period was a time of exploring women’s actual and complex experience of mothering in the often-hostile environment of patriarchy. The third period, beginning with major anti-feminist backlash...