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Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Stephen Amico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Centered on the musical experiences of homosexual men in St. Petersburg and Moscow, this ground-breaking study examines how post-Soviet popular music both informs and plays off of a corporeal ... More


Elana Davis: Music ‘n’ Motherhood

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the story of Elana Davis. It is stated that a woman can only realise how precious motherhood is when she actually becomes a mother. The main thing that appealed to Elana was ... More


Music, Form, Penetration

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the relationship between Russian gay men and both Western and Russian popular musics by focusing on specific harmonic and melodic musical attributes that contribute to a Russian ... More


Phantom Faggots

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines a seeming contradiction in post-Soviet Russian popular musics: the existence of widespread homophobia and the relatively large number of popular music performers whose sexual ... More


Epilogue: “Pravo na Schast’e”

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This epilogue reflects on what has changed and what has remained the same with respect to the LGBT landscape in post-Soviet Russia. It begins with a discussion of the death of Igor' Kon, an academic, ... More


From the Freaks of Freaknik to the Freaks of Magic City: Black Women, Androgyny, Dance, and Profane Sites of Memory

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that funk produces mythologies about the body, labor, leisure, and pleasure, and that these occur in music as well as in black fiction, art, and performance centered on the ... More


Introduction: Homosexual Bodies/Embodied Homosexuality

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores manifestations of same-sex love and attraction in the popular music landscape of contemporary Russia by focusing on performers, songs, spectacles, and audiences that in many ways ... More


Gay-Made Space

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the relationships among spatiality, orientation, and corporeality by focusing on the ways in which a post-Soviet, gay social space is engendered, in part, via popular music. It ... More


Conclusion: The Eloquence of Flesh

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter discusses the insights that might be gained by understanding the sexual self via the musical (rather than the political or textual) and emphasizes the importance of ... More


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