The Pop Palimpsest: Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music

The Pop Palimpsest: Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music

by Lori Burns, Serge Lacasse

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472130672
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 01/29/2018
Series: Tracking Pop Series
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


Lori Burns is Professor of Music and Director of the School of Music at the University of Ottawa. Serge Lacasse is Professor of Musicology at Université Laval.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Intertextual Network J. Peter Burkholder v

Introduction Lori Burns Serge Lacasse 1

Section I Transtextualities

1 Toward a Model of Transphonography Serge Lacasse 9

2 Genettean Hypertextuality as Applied to the Music of Genesis: Intertextual and Intratextual Approaches Roger Castonguay 61

Section II Intertextual Analyses

3 The Bitter Taste of Praise: Singing "Hallelujah" Allan Moore 85

4 The Electric Light Orchestra and the Anxiety of the Beatles' Influence Mark Spicer 106

5 "If You're Gonna Have a Hit": Intratextual Mixes and Edits of Pop Recordings Walter Everett 137

6 Someone and Someone: Dialogic Intertextuality and Neil Young William Echard 169

7 Intertextuality in the Nineteenth-Century French Vaudeville Mary S. Woodside 190

Section III Intermedial Subjectivities

8 Rap Gods and Monsters: Words, Music, and Images in the Hip-Hop Inlertexts of Eminem, Jay-Z, and Kanye West Lori Burns Alyssa Woods 215

9 Performative Strategies and Musical Markers in the Eurythmics' "I Need a Man" Stan Hawkins 252

Section IV Intertextual Productions

10 Timbre as Text: The Cognitive Roots of Intertextuality Simon Zagorski-Thomas 273

11 Intertextuality and Lineage in The Game's "We Ain't" and Kendrick Lamar's "m.A.A.d. City" Justin A. Williams 291

12 Mix Tapes, Memory, and Nostalgia: An Introduction to Phonographic Anthologies Serge Lacasse Andy Bennett 313

List of Contributors 331

Index 337

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