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Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices. Prominent among these ... More


Hyping the Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses how the Grimms became involved in hyping their own tales to change their reception at the beginning of the nineteenth century. It first considers some of the theoretical ... More


Art and Its Resistance to Society: Theodor W. Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the concept of the “culture industry,” as defined in Dialectic of Enlightenment, and on Theodor W. Adorno's Philosophy of Modern Music of 1949 and his late Aesthetic Theory of ... More


Conclusion: Dickens Worlds Past, Present, and Yet to Come

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Conclusion analyses the larger implications of the debate surrounding the opening of the commercial visitor attraction, ‘Dickens World’ in Chatham, Kent, in 2007. It argues that the site ... More


The Psyche in Late Capitalism I: Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and the Crisis of Internalization

Benjamin Y. Fong

in Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176682
eISBN:
9780231542616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176682.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Employs the drive theory developed in the first three chapters toward a reinterpretation of the culture industry thesis of Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer.


Culture, U.S. Imperialism, and Globalization

John Carlos Rowe (ed.)

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapters explores the various ways in which U.S. cultural production, also known as the “the culture industry,” conditioned American citizens to accept the undisguised militarism and jingoistic ... More


Make Me Beautiful: Aesthetic Discourses of New Negro Womanhood

Treva B. Lindsey

in Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter closely engages African American beauty culture. Advertisements for beauty products such as hair pomades and skin bleaches comprised a significant portion of advertisements in African ... More


Seoul Calling

John Lie

in K-Pop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 2 delineates the rise of K-pop and explores its political-economic background, South Korea’s export-orientated innovation economy, and finally the aesthetics of K-pop.


After the End: Adorno

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter attempts to summarize an array of Adorno's works and analyses of various concepts as a critique of Kierkegaard's texts or as a comparison with a Hegelian line of ... More


The Fleeting Promise of Art: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory Revisited

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452369
eISBN:
9780801469282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book reexamines Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic Theory along with his other writings on aesthetics in light of the unexpected return of the aesthetic to today's cultural debates. Is Adorno's ... More


How Did We Get Here?

John Lie

in K-Pop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The introductory chapter provides a genealogy of popular music in South Korea and charts a series of rifts that separates traditional Korean music from K-pop. In particular, Japanese and American ... More


Writing at the Margins: Postcolonialism, Exoticism and the Politics of Cultural Value (from The Postcolonial Exotic)

Graham Huggan

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reprints the introduction to The Postcolonial Exotic to set the stage for all of the Bourdieu-inspired approaches to postcolonial studies that will follow. Huggan shows how the ... More


The Golden Age: Pan Americanist Culture, War, and the Triumph of Universalism

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter examines the climax of north-south sameness-embracing, the period following the outbreak of war in September 1939. One manifestation of Pan Americanist culture was Latin American–themed ... More


When you're lookin' at Hank (you're looking at country)

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores how the idea of country music emerged through a confluence of forces, focusing on the case of Hank Williams. It comments on Chet Flippo's controversial 1981 biography of ... More


Introduction

Ulf Olsson

in Listening for the Secret: The Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520286641
eISBN:
9780520961760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286641.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The introduction provides with basic facts about the band, as well as the book’s basic theoretical perspective, inspired by the work of Theodor W. Adorno and Herbert Marcuse. Their theories make it ... More


Listening for the Secret: The Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation

Ulf Olsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520286641
eISBN:
9780520961760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

During their thirty years of existence, the Grateful Dead produced a musical as well as a cultural heritage that invites and rewards exploration and evaluation. This book engages critical theory in ... More


K-Pop

John Lie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

K-pop offers a history of South Korean popular music and charts the rise of K-pop as a distinct genre. In so doing, it probes not only the cultural transformation of South Korea but also the ... More


Do All we could to Get What we Felt Belonged to us by the Laws of Nature: Selling Real Negro Melodies and Marketing Authentic Black Rhythms

David Gilbert

in The Product of Our Souls: Ragtime, Race, and the Birth of the Manhattan Musical Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622699
eISBN:
9781469622712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622699.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how, by embracing and selling racial difference, black musicians were able to become leading cultural innovators, symbols of modern black representation, and central players in ... More


Introduction: Rock ‘n’ Film

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Rock ’n’ roll was initially regarded as a threat that combined aesthetic and social delinquency. Its energies were, however, primary to utopianism of the emerging cultural movements. Just as rock ’n’ ... More


Seeing the Large-Scale System: The Pathologies of Modern America and Pseudo-Democracy

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up the first moment of Adorno’s democratic project and gives a sense of how he portrayed the landscape of the United States to its own citizens, writing in English and in a more ... More


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