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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-125
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-147
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Book Chapter

By Eric Weisbard
Book: Hound Dog
Series: Singles
Published: 04 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2707-2
... music and television music and sexuality music and culture wars ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-152
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Book: Hound Dog
Series: Singles
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027072-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2707-2
... regardless, a performance loaded onto an object. music and television music and sexuality music and culture wars ...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... Machos gender and sexuality drag performance race musical performance ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... and improvised music around Butler’s fiction enacts and intensifies this consciousness. improvisation gender sexuality corporeality race ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... contends that Machos misses an opportunity to more fully interrogate the heteropatriarchal logics on which sexual and gender binaries rest. Machos gender and sexuality drag performance race musical performance ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... presents an intriguing and distinctly queer paradox: he was a very active musical presence, and his compositions and arrangements were enormously influential, yet he remained largely anonymous in the public sphere. Strayhorn’s dissident sexual identity required that he work in the shadow of a collaborator...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Lyndon K. Gill’s essay engages the life and work of black queer Jamaican Canadian storyteller, playwright, and actor d’bi.young as a way to read the radical queerness of one of her seemingly least queer plays. First providing a brief history of the dub music genre, an aural aesthetic birthed...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... clamped down on after-hours venues in early 1983, using Arthur Weinstein as an informant. Dave Peaslee argued in Dance Music Report that choreographed closure of the city’s after-hours spots was motivated by a desire to move unwelcome populations out of gentrifying locations, with the official target...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... are shaped by and resistant to social and sexual hegemonies. Mitchell takes up Butler’s challenges to biological purity, cultural sanctimoniousness, and socially engineered heteronormativity by creating music that confronts normative concepts of how listeners and performers make sense of what they hear...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... about global health and colonial medicine. Interjecting fresh field evidence, it considers the book’s layers of violence and harm; the therapeutic, insurgent, and hedonistic in this “shrunken milieu” with intricate healing, fast, infectious modern dance music, practices of joy, and eviction reverie...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... marvelous enlisting of the obscene in music. She turned the tables on her own sexualization, whether laudatory (as in her first career) or derisive (as in her mature career, when she received the soubriquet “the Golden Fatso,” La Gorda de Oro). Ruth Fernández music and race Popular Democratic Party...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
...Sociality and Identity This chapter offers a comparative perspective on the relationship between the social and the aesthetic by contrasting the development of an Afro-modernist aesthetic of politics and music in American jazz improvisation of the 1950s and 1960s and the aesthetics...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... This chapter provides a critical reading of the gendered musical performances in the Iñupiaq filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean’s Sikumi (2008) and On the Ice (2011) to understand the problematics in how Iñupiat people have embraced processes of globalization, cosmopolitics, and musical...
Book Chapter

By Allison McCracken
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... Crooning’s queer sounds were culturally marginalized in the decades following the 1930s, to the extent that they indicated the subversion of gender or sexual norms. This chapter traces the imposition of masculine vocal norms on speaking voices in the twentieth century, analyzing speech pathology...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... norms of bodily decorum; on the other hand, they acknowledged that dancefloors can be spaces of heightened risk for sexual harassment and assault—a risk that women, trans folk, and people of color feel especially keenly. Nonetheless, several women interviewees stressed how beneficial tactile stranger...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... regarding gender and sexuality. At a time of increasing censorship in the mass media, live performance, and public life generally, crooners’ gender fluidity and popularity, especially among women, were seen as culturally threatening. The chapter details charges of crooners’ effeminacy and suspect...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... of radio as a domestic companion, the new social acknowledgment of female sexual desire and the availability of sex advice manuals, the promotion of companionate marriage and reproduction as the focus of social life for both men and women, and the emphasis on consumerism as a source of comfort and romantic...