Performing Glam Rock Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music

ISBN-10: 0472068687

ISBN-13: 9780472068685

Edition: 2006

Authors: Philip Auslander

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This text situates the glam rock phenomenon historically and examines it as a set of performance strategies. It explores the ways in which glam rock, while celebrating the showmanship of 1950s rock and roll, began to undermine rock's adherence to the ideology of authenticity in the late 1960s.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Introduction: Personal and Disciplinary Reflections
Glamticipations: Rock Faces the 1970s
Glamography: The Rise of Glam Rock
King of the Highway, Queen of the Hop: Marc Bolan and the Evolution of Glam Style
Who Can I Be Now?: David Bowie and the Theatricalization of Rock
Inauthentic Voices: Gender Bending and Genre Blending with Bryan Ferry and Roy Wood
Suzi Quatro Wants to Be Your Man: Female Masculinity in Glam Rock
Glamology: Glam Rock and the Politics of Identity
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