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Bernstein at Sea: 1974–1990

Barry Seldes

in Leonard Bernstein: The Political Life of an American Musician

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257641
eISBN:
9780520943070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257641.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Bernstein's steady involvement in both politics and music after the 1960s. It shows that the mood of radicalism that was prominent during the 1960s slowly faded, and that ... More


Through the Night (to the Right): The Evolution of a Conservative Anthem

Sheryl Kaskowitz

in God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Chapter 4 focuses on the shifting meanings of “God Bless America” within the 70 years since its debut, tracing associations that have increasingly tilted toward the ideological right. It follows this ... More


Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Michael D. Dwyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book examines the explosion of Fifties nostalgia in Hollywood film and popular music from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. In these years, Hollywood produced a slew of nostalgia films and ... More


Thatcher, Reagan, Jaruzelski

Raymond A. Patton

in Punk Crisis: The Global Punk Rock Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872359
eISBN:
9780190872397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872359.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This chapter examines punk’s intertwined relationship with the rise of neoconservative/neoliberal politics amid the regimes of US president Ronald Reagan, UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher, and ... More


Introduction

Michael D. Dwyer

in Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This introduction sets the agenda for a sustained analysis of the functions of Fifties nostalgia in Hollywood film and popular music in the United States from 1973 to 1988. Perhaps most importantly, ... More


Fixing the Fifties: Reaganism, Nostalgia, and Back to the Future

Michael D. Dwyer

in Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter One centers on Fifties nostalgia in the form we find most recognizable today, that wielded by Reagan in his 1984 reelection campaign and narrativized in the blockbuster film Back to the ... More


Star Legacies: James Dean and Sandra Dee in the Re-Generation

Michael D. Dwyer

in Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter introduces the concept of “star legacies” to describe the way that figures from film and music in the Re-Generation referenced the star texts of Fifties icons like James Dean and Sandra ... More


Epilogue: The Futures of Nostalgia

Michael D. Dwyer

in Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

The epilogue considers the persistence of the Re-Generation's Fifties fantasies in contemporary America. Considering a new wave of Eighties nostalgia in film, television, popular music, video games ... More


Last Cowboy Standing: Testing a Critical Choreographic Inquiry

Peter Carpenter

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Gays and lesbians inaugurated their own country-western dance spaces in the early 1980s, coinciding with the advent of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, which was marked by an anti-queer, cowboy politics. ... More


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