Год издания: 2004
Количество страниц: 232
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Book DescriptionContributions by Michael Bertrand, Barbara Ching, Joli Jensen, Beverly Keel, Pete La Chapelle, Kristine M. McCusker, Jocelyn R. Neal, Emily C. Neely, Diane Pecknold, David Sanjek, Charles Wolfe. From the smiling, sentimental mothers portrayed in 1930s radio barn dance posters, to the sexual shockwaves generated by Elvis Presley, to the female superstars re-defining contemporary country music, gender roles and imagery have profoundly influenced the ways country music is made and enjoyed. Proper male and female roles have influenced the kinds of sounds and images that could be included in country music; preconceptions of gender have helped to determine the songs and artists audiences would buy or reject; and gender has shaped the identities listeners made for themselves in relation to the music they revered. This interdisciplinary collection of essays is the first book-length effort to examine how gender conventions, both masculine and feminine, have structured...