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Cher's “Dark Ladies”: Showbiz Liberation

Mitchell Morris

in The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Although Cher was known in the early 1970s as Sonny Bono's partner, she had three important solo hits—the “dark lady” trilogy. Each one of these songs entails a mixed-race romance with tragic ... More


The ‘Hyperreal’ and the Narrowing Nation: Om Shanti Om (2007)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

‘Bollywood’ is a recent term to apply to mainstream Hindi cinema because, before the new millennium, it was even resisted. After it was first used outside India, ‘Bollywood’ has become a global ... More


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