The Resource Good booty : love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music, Ann Powers

Good booty : love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music, Ann Powers

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Good booty : love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music
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Good booty
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love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music
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Ann Powers
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eng
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  • "In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race."--Provided by publisher
  • "In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate both emotionally and truthfully about our most fraught social issues, sex and race. In Good Booty, Ann Powers explores how popular music became America's primary erotic art form. She takes us from nineteenth-century New Orleans through dance-crazed Jazz Age New York to the teen scream years of mid-twentieth-century rock and roll and the cutting-edge adventures of today's viral pop stars. Drawing on her deep knowledge of gender and sexuality, Powers recounts stories of forbidden lovers, wild shimmy-shakers, orgasmic gospel singers, countercultural perverts, soft-rock sensitivos, punk Puritans, and the cyborg known as Britney Spears to illuminate how eroticism--not merely sex, but love, bodily freedom, and liberating joy--became entwined within the rhythms and melodies of American song. This cohesion, she reveals, touches the heart of America's anxieties and hopes about race, feminism, marriage, youth, and freedom. Spanning more than a century of music, Powers both heralds little-known artists--such as Florence Mills, a contemporary of Josephine Baker, and gospel queen Dorothy Love Coates--and sheds new light on artists we think we know well, from the Beatles and Jim Morrison to Madonna and Beyoncé. In telling the history of how American popular music and sexuality intersect, Good Booty--Powers's magnum opus over two decades in the making--offers new insights into our national psyche and our soul."--Jacket
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AZZPT
Dewey number
781.640973
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
ML3477
LC item number
.P69 2017
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non fiction
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bibliography
Good booty : love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music, Ann Powers
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Good booty : love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music, Ann Powers
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-384) and index
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nc
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
The taboo baby: New Orleans, 1800-1900 -- That da da strain: shimmying, shaking, sexology: New York, 1900-1929 -- Let it breathe on me: spiritual erotics: Chicago, Birmingham, Memphis, 1929-1956 -- Teen dreams and grown-up urges: the American heartland, 1950-1960 -- The sexual revolution and its discontents: New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, 1961-1970 -- Hard and soft realities: London, Los Angeles, New York, 1971-1979 -- Oh no, it hurts: AIDS, Reagan, and the backlash: New York, San Francisco, Seattle, 1977-1997 -- Hungry cyborgs: Britney, Beyoncé, and the virtual frontier: Cyberspace, 1999-2016
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24 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
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xxvi, 418 pages
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9780062463692
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rdamedia.
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)981576251

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