ISBN-10:
0226039595
ISBN-13:
9780226039596
Pub. Date:
04/01/1996
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Hole in Our Soul: The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music

Hole in Our Soul: The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music

by Martha Bayles

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226039596
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/01/1996
Edition description: 1
Pages: 461
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. 1: The Weird Music of the New World
1: Introduction
2: Why Music Is the Wild Card
3: The Three Strains of Modernism
4: The Obstacle of Race
5: The Taint of Commerce
6: Cubists and Squares: Jazz as Modernism
Pt. 2: From Rock 'n' Roll to Rock
7: The Strange Career of 1950s Rock 'n' Roll
8: Rock 'n' Rollers or Holy Rollers?
9: Reaction and Revitalization
10: Another Country Heard From
11: Blues, Blacks, and Brits
Pt. 3: Inspiration and Polarization
12: Words and Music: The Rise of the Counterculture
13: Art and Religion, 1960s Style
14: Hard Rock Becomes a Hard Place
15: Soul Loses Its Soul
Pt. 4: The Triumph of Perversity
16: Their Art Belongs to Dada
17: Punk: The Great Avant-Garde Swindle
18: High on High Tech
19: Rap: Trying to Make it Real (Compared to What?)
20: You Don't Miss Your Water (Till Your Well Runs Dry)
21: Coda: Escape from Postmodernism
Notes
Index

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