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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-210) and index.

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ISBN:
9780816641895
Author:
McClary, Susan
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Author:
McClary, Susan
Location:
Minneapolis
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Musicology
Subject:
Feminism and music
Subject:
Sex in music
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music-Science of Music
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
RN-0283
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 halftones, 25 pieces of music
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.00 x 5.88 in

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