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Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
Published: 01 October 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9364-1
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... 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...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... defend- ing pop singer Ricky Martin against his critics when he came out in 2010.6 It may seem surprising that a reggaetón artist has been so celebrated for supporting lgbt rights given the genre’s problematic gender and sexual- ity politics. However, as the self-a­ nointed “queen” of reggaetón...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-128
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The singer-songwriter Manuel Monroy Chazarreta (1961–) warmly evoked, with his distinctive empathy and colloquial lyrics, the typical Sunday off enjoyed by many domestic workers in La Paz. Parks and promenades along central avenues are some of the public spaces occupied especially by younger...
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
...”) singers. It discusses class-based singing aesthetics, an etymology of crooning, the impact of modern microphones and radio broadcasting, vocal variety in popular performance of the 1920s, the pivotal role of American youth and women in popularizing romantic crooning, the growing influence of racial...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... interpreted it differently especially according to their gender and social status. Female performers tended to preserve traditional singing styles, such as heavy vocal inflections and nasal sounds, whereas male singers utilized operatic vocalization to emulate Western art singing performance practices...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... This chapter analyzes the debates surrounding the 2002 Anti-Pornography Campaign spearheaded by Senator Velda González. The campaign targeted representations of women who danced perreo in reggaetón music videos. This chapter analyzes the various positions taken by the campaign’s supporters...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... wit and adventure, making art out of their energetic responses to life's events and collective fantasies. While it germinated, awaiting a decision from the British Film Institute's production unit, Sally began to tour with Thriller. By then I was teaching a class in women's films and feminist...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... the user-­generated contents websites have emerged as the ideal platform for these Korean musical acts to create dialogue with the outside world. K-­pop acts, or more specifically female K-­pop singers, as Epstein and Turnbull argue in this volume, are visual stars who epitomize the “stok- ing...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... women, Latino musicians, gospel singers, and those who defied categorization—represented so generously. Through diverse musical performances, moreover, Soul! created a space for the sonic exploration of pan-Afr­ icanism as a political orien- tation or ideology that cut across...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... 2ne1’s lead singer cl as providing a warning message to men and advice for women.24 The song thus exemplifies a change that yg Entertainment ex- ecutive Jinu Kim describes in recent years: “Lyrically, it used to be: ‘Oh, you hurt me so bad, I’m going to curl up in a dark corner and cry my eyes out...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... ad the earnest scholar conducted a survey of feminist litera• ture or women's studies courses during the boom days of H the seventies, the issue of sexuality would not have emerged as particularly significant. Absence was its strongest evi• dence. Thus, when...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... Leader, as their Comforter. Jesus said in His precious Word that if He went away He would send us another Com- forter. The need of men and women today in their lives, is a Comforter Praise our God! We have received this blessed Comforter, and it is heaven in our souls. We can sing with all our...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... theme, as does looking at Coquilhatville: women’s associations mushrooming amid critical debate; ubiquitous venereal inspections complicated by despised efforts to force declaring partners. Bar life was flourishing amid nervousness with all kinds present, from a visiting Kinois to Graham Greene, joining...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... records.” Sales aside, touring an African band was impractical. It was always: Who can we cut? Th e horn section? Th e backup singers? “It wasn’t a lot of fun,” said Rappaport. “And it’s a testament to Th omas that despite all the funkiness on the business side, everybody was still committed to...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...-­painting for mural decorations were done by women. Childless mar- riages were as rare as freaks so, early and late in summer and winter, during years of drought and of plenty, every mother had to nourish her growing brood, besides fattening and beautifying her daughters for the competition of...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
.... Then the lead singer steps in, crooning mellifluously as the background vocals repeat after him at each measure. During the bridge, the lead guitar slides into a surf-r­ ock–inspired solo to accentuate the gorgeous soundscape of “Pisogŭi Yŏin” (The Lady in the Rain). The polished form belies the...