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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-126
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... Musicology could expand and, with the right play- list lined up, take up the ultimate pop challenge: crossover. IDOL FOR ACADEMIC ANALY SIS AND A CHANGING PUBLIC SPHERE Madonna, Sex, 1992 We were wearing matching Christian Dior demi- cup bras and that made me feel even closer to her. To call the words...
Published: 30 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387053-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8705-3
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 26 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395775-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9577-5
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 17 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388159-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8815-9
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
...sIx Shahrastani on Indian Idol Worship | 1973 Historically the presence of Islam in the Indian subcontinent is often viewed as an exemplification of po liti cal hegemony eliciting, if not requiring, religious conversion. In par tic u lar, Mahmud of Ghazna (fl. 997 1030 ad) qualifies...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
...The Labor of Cute NET IDOLS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY Inspired by the girly photographers, many young women took advantage of the expansion of the in- ternet and created personal websites that featured their self- portraits and diaries. According to a vet- eran net idol, it was in 1999 that fans...
Book Chapter

By Gabriella Lukács
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
... life and, 108 9; girly photography as, 36, 42 43, 45; health services and, 171n36; net idols and, 57 64, 74 77; online trading as, 121 23, 129 31; theory of, 16 19 affiliate service provider (asp), 86 88, 187n20 aggression, cuteness and, 71 Aibo (robotic pet), 2 Ainori (television...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
... were tied to the profitable life cycles of the particular 2 INTRODUCTION technologies women used to develop their entrepreneurial endeavors. What is more, unpaid labor remained central to the projects young women were able to pursue in the digital economy. The girly photographers, net idols, bloggers...
Book Chapter

By Gabriella Lukács
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
... information to increase or maintain this audience. Social media technologies are an intrinsic part of this process (2013, 117). Net idols drew on strategies similar to the ones microcelebrities use to build an online presence. They, however, were not able to benefit from social media technologies, as the net...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013143-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1314-3
... of as a pre- liminary Japan­ ese wave in the 1980s that was linked to the enormously popu­lar telev­ is­ ion drama Oshin, dealing with the travails of a ­woman born at the start of the twentieth ­century in Meiji Japan; the male pop duo Chage and Aska; the teen female idol (aidoru) singer Matsuda Seiko (b...
Book Chapter

By Patrick W. Galbraith
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007012-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0701-2
..., 120, 272n37, 272n38 Azuma Hideo, 28 32, 29, 31, 36, 265n17, 271n27; as ancestor of otaku culture, 52 53; criticism of, 58; Cybele, 28, 30, 32 33, 52, 53, 98, 264n10; Disappearance Diary, 87; Tezuka, view of, 85 86, 91, 97; two- dimensional idols concept, 42 44 Azuma Hikari (character), 3 4, 7 8, 9...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
... understandings as well. According to Oliver, Spanish chroniclers failed to realize (or did not care) that the caciques conduct- ing war and deciding on other impor tant po liti cal actions required the full engagement of . . . other partible and dividual nonhuman beings: the cemí idols. 21 Oliver focuses...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... applied this nuanced method to the study of Indic traditions and Hindu beliefs. A century later, Shahrastani returned to India, not with Biruni s observational eye but with the concerns of a theologian. As Lawrence notes in Shahrastani on Indian Idol Worship (1973), Shahrastani compared Muslim and Hindu...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes the Dardens, the family that lived across the street from Rosemarie in Woodlawn. Shirley Darden was Rosemarie’s best friend, and Rosemarie idolized Shirley’s older sister, Sarah. The Dardens were a kind of second family to her; the great-grandmother was still alive, and had been...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... This chapter focuses on Rudy Vallée’s earliest fan letters to help explain and contextualize his rise as a popular idol in 1929. During this era gender and sex became the primary discursive frames for understanding American life and identity; the contexts examined here include the promotion...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... prowess of its director, Dr. Pankaj Shrivastav, who is regarded as Dubai’s “IVF idol” by his patients. This chapter analyzes the “cult of clinical personality” surrounding “Dr. Pankaj” (as his patients call him), and the many reasons why he is regarded as a superior IVF physician. Many reprotravelers...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... his England, Half En glish essayed in prose. A Britain of dark- skinned immigrants from Africa and the Ca rib bean, encountering hatred from subcultural Teddy Boys and re spect of sorts from an emerging scene of teen idols like Tommy Steele; gay- friendly clubs for jazz traditionalists and Marxists...