Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization / Edition 1

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This collection of articles by leading scholars traces the history of Brazilian pop music through the twentieth-century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415936958
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/26/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 589,706
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles A. Perrone (PhD Texas 1985) is Professor of Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Florida. He is the author of Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song: MPB 1965-1985 (Texas, 1989), Seven Faces: Brazilian Poetry since Modernism (Duke, 1996) and translators/editor of several books. He lives in Jacksonville, FL.Christopher Dunn (Ph D Brown 1996) is Assistant Professor at Tulane University, where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and in the African and African Diaspora Studies Program. He is the author of a forthcoming book on the Tropicalist movement in Brazil and a contributor to Encarta on Afro-Brazilian topics including new popular music. He lives in New Orleans, LA.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
1 "Chiclete com Banana": Internationalization in Brazilian Popular Music 1
2 Carmen Mirandadada 39
3 Myth, Melopeia, and Mimesis: Black Orpheus, Orfeu, and Internationalization in Brazilian Popular Music 46
4 Tropicalia, Counterculture, and the Diasporic Imagination in Brazil 72
5 Globalizing Caetano Veloso: Globalization as Seen through a Brazilian Pop Prism 96
6 Cannibals, Mutants, and Hipsters: The Tropicalist Revival 106
7 Defeated Rallies, Mournful Anthems, and the Origins of Brazilian Heavy Metal 123
8 The Localization of Global Funk in Bahia and in Rio 136
9 World of Fantasy, Fantasy of the World: Geographic Space and Representation of Identity in the Carnival of Salvador, Bahia 161
10 Songs of Olodum: Ethnicity, Activism, and Art in a Globalized Carnival Community 177
11 "Fogo na Babilonia": Reggae, Black Counterculture, and Globalization in Brazil 192
12 Reggae and Samba-Reggae in Bahia: A Case of Long-Distance Belonging 207
13 Black or Brau: Music and Subjectivity in a Global Context 220
14 Turned-Around Beat: Maracatu de Baque Virado and Chico Science 233
15 Self-Discovery in Brazilian Popular Music: Mestre Ambrosio 245
16 "Good Blood in the Veins of This Brazilian Rio," or a Cannibalist Transnationalism 258
Contributors 271
Copyrights and Acknowledgments 273
Index 277
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