Popular Music Perspectives

Popular Music Perspectives

by B. Lee Cooper
     
 

In thirteen essays, this book probes ideas and themes that are prominent in contemporary song lyrics. The essays take social change, human interaction, technology, and intellectual development as points of departure for specific examinations of public education, railroads, death, automobiles, and rebels. The essays also examine humor, traditions, and historical

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In thirteen essays, this book probes ideas and themes that are prominent in contemporary song lyrics. The essays take social change, human interaction, technology, and intellectual development as points of departure for specific examinations of public education, railroads, death, automobiles, and rebels. The essays also examine humor, traditions, and historical events found in answer songs, cover recordings, nursery rhyme adaptations, and novelty tunes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879725068
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
06/15/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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