Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity, and Subjectivity

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Music - 246 pages
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From Janis Joplin to P.J. Harvey, this work explores the changing role of women musicians and the ways in which their songs resonate in popular culture. Through a series of artist case studies Sheila Whiteley examines the interaction between feminist debates and music culture over 30 years of pop history. She begins by examining the counter-culture's reactionary attitudes to women through the lyrics of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. She explores the ways in which artists like Joplin and Joni Mitchell confronted issues of sexuality and freedom, redefining women's participation in the industry. She considers how stars such as Annie Lennox, Madonna and K.D. Lang have confronted issues of gender stereotyping and sexuality, through pop videos for Justify My Love and Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), and looks at the importance of the singer-songwriter through artists such as Tracey Chapman. Lastly, she assesses the contribution of contemporary artists including Tori Amos, P.J. Harvey and Courtney Love, and asks whether the Spice Girls are just a cartoon feminist pop group or if they provide positive role models for teenage girls.
  

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Contents

Wonderful world beautiful people The 1960s counter culture and its ideological relationship to women
22
Repressive representations Patriarchy femininities and 1960s rock
32
The personal is political Womens liberation sexuality gender freedom and repression
44
Try just a little bit harder Janis Joplin and the search for personal identity
51
The times they are achangin Folk and the singer songwriter
72
The lonely road Joni Mitchell Blue and female subjectivity
78
Daughters of chaos Patti Smith Siouxsie Sioux and the feminisation of rock
95
Challenging the feminine Annie Lennox androgyneity and illusions of identity
119
Madonna eroticism autoeroticism and desire
136
kd lang a certain kind of woman
152
Talkin bout a revolution Tracy Chapman political uprisings domestic violence and love
171
Authenticity truthfulness and community Tori Amos Courtney Love PJ Harvey and Bjork
196
Artifice and the imperatives of commercial success From Brit Pop to the Spice Girls
214
Discography
230
Index
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About the author (2000)

Sheila Whiteley is Reader in Popular Music at the University of Salford. She is the author of The Space Between the Notes (Routledge 1992) and editor of Sexing the Groove (Routledge 1997).

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