Feminine Endings: Music, Gender, and Sexuality, Part 5

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U of Minnesota Press, 2002 - Music - 220 pages
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When it was originally published in 1991, Feminine Endings was immediately controversial for its unprecedented intermingling of cultural criticism and musical studies, an approach that came to be called "the New Musicology." Through case studies of works ranging from the canonical -- operas by Monteverdi and Bizet -- to the contemporary -- the performance art of Diamanda Galas and popular songs by Madonna -- Susan McClary focuses on the ways music produces images of gender, desire, pleasure, and the body, and explores the gender-based metaphors that circulate in discourse about music. The now classic work features a new introduction that discusses the critical reception it received and the debates it has inspired.
  

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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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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

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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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Susan McClary is professor of musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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