The Resisting Muse: Popular Music and Social Protest

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Ian Peddie
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Music - 228 pages
The contributors in this volume examine the various ways in which popular music has been deployed as anti-establishment and how such opposition both influences and responds to the music produced.
 

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Contents

so many and so few
3
The decline and rebirth of folkprotest music
17
Michelle Shocked
30
from Belafonte to Bono
49
hiphop in the aftermath of postmodernity
65
popular music race and the articulation
75
women in rap
89
reggae music the Rastafarian
105
The bleak country? The Black Country and the rhetoric of escape
132
heavy metal as a reinvention of social
149
cassettetapes authorship and the privatization
163
Gothic music and the decadent individual
177
the failure of protest in straight edge
189
Bibliography
206
Discography
222
Copyright

popular music as a representation of Australian
119

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About the author (2006)

Ian Peddie has taught at Florida Gulf Coast University, the University of Sydney, and West Texas A&M University. His books include The Resisting Muse: Popular Music and Social Protest (Ashgate, 2006) and a study of class in American literature. He has published widely on twentieth century British and American culture. He is currently editing a collection on music and protest since 1900.

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