Feminine Endings: Music, Gender, and Sexuality, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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U of Minnesota Press - 220 pages
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User Review  - Sarah Payok - Goodreads

McClary looks at several classical compositions through the eye of a musicologist, filtered through feminist ideas. She does in-depth readings of many great composers, but also Madonna and Laurie ... Read full review

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User Review  - avior - LibraryThing

One of the best books I read about music. She is a very good scholar and it is fun to read what she writes. Read full review

Contents

Introduction A Material Girl in Bluebeards Castle
3
Constructions of Gender in Monteverdis Dramatic Music
35
Sexual Politics in Classical Music
53
Excess and Frame The Musical Representation of Madwomen
80
Getting Down Off the Beanstalk The Presence of a Womans Voice in Janika Vanderveldes Genesis II
112
This Is Not a Story My People Tell Musical Time and Space According to Laurie Anderson
132
Living to Tell Madonnas Resurrection of the Fleshly
148
Notes
169
Index
213
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