Reading rock and roll : authenticity, appropriation, aesthetics / edited by Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey ; with a foreword by Anthony DeCurtis.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dettmar, Kevin J. H., 1958-, Richey, William, 1956-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: Dancing about architecture / Anthony DeCurtis
  • Introduction / Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey
  • Modeling authenticity, authenticating commercial models / Michael Coyle and Jon Dolan
  • Too much Mead? : under the influence (of participant-observation) / R.J. Warren Zanes
  • Fixing Madonna and Courtney : sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll reflux / Marilyn Manners
  • "Ask any girl" : compulsory heterosexuality and girl group culture / Patricia Juliana Smith
  • "Do Doc Martens have a special smell? : homocore, skinhead eroticism, and queer agency / Ashley Dawson
  • Dr. Funkenstein's supergroovalisticprosifunkstication : George Clinton signifies / Mark Willhardt and Joel Stein
  • "I have come out to play" : Jonathan Richman and the politics of the faux naïf / John Alberti
  • This is fascism? : raves and the politics of dancing / Sean Portnoy
  • The riot grrrls and "Carnival" / Neil Nehring
  • Time to heal, "desire" time : the cyberprophesy of U2's "Zoo world order" / Robyn Brothers
  • "Even better than the real thing" : U2's (love) songs of the self / Atara Stein
  • Elvis Costello as cultural icon and cultural critic / Pamela Thurschwell
  • Musical cheese : the appropriation of seventies music in nineties movies / Kevin J.H. Dettmar and William Richey.