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Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Stephanie Vander Wel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Well before the success of Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton, female artists were integral to the commercial expansion and aural reception of country music. Women in early country music took on and ... More


Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Ruth Hellier (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Exploring and celebrating individual lives in diverse situations, this book is a new departure in the study of women's worldwide music-making. Ten unique women constitute the heart of this volume: ... More


The Artist’s Impression: Ethel Waters as Mimic

Laurie Stras

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The voice has been theorized variously as an expression of collectivity, of individuality, of the raw materiality of the body, and of the practices of culture and identity. The work of the vocal ... More


A Blaze of Light in Every Word: Analyzing the Popular Singing Voice

Victoria Malawey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190052201
eISBN:
9780190052249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052201.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A Blaze of Light in Every Word presents a conceptual model for analyzing vocal delivery in popular song recordings focused on three overlapping areas of inquiry: pitch, prosody, and quality. The ... More


Multivocality: Singing on the Borders of Identity

Katherine Meizel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190621469
eISBN:
9780190621506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621469.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book frames vocality as a particularly holistic way to investigate the voice in music, as a concept embodying all the implications with which voice is inscribed—the negotiation of sound and ... More


Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Wendy Heller

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Opera developed during a time when the position of women—their rights and freedoms, their virtues and vices, and even the most basic substance of their sexuality—was constantly debated. Many of these ... More


Introduction

Wendy Heller

in Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Opera was an important means through which the polemic about women was waged in Venice. The goddess Venus was the alter ego of Venice's public image. The analogy between Venice and her own opera ... More


Rose Maddox: Roadhouse Singing and Hillbilly Theatrics

Stephanie Vander Wel

in Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 5 continues to explore the themes of theatricality and vocal performance in California country music by focusing on Rose Maddox as a member of her family band and as a solo recording artist ... More


Conclusion: Country Vocalities and Gendered Theatrics

Stephanie Vander Wel

in Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

The conclusion considers the ways in which female country artists of the 1960s and 1970s and more contemporary artists have drawn on the performative and singing practices of women in early country ... More


Urban environments in Africa

Garth Myers

in Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Introduction lays out the geographical parameters and conceptual framework of the book. It contains an overview of the diversity and complexity of urban environments in Africa. It details what is ... More


Voice

Andrea F. Bohlman

in Musical Solidarities: Political Action and Music in Late Twentieth-Century Poland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190938284
eISBN:
9780190938314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938284.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The symbols and rituals of Polish Catholicism structured much of the opposition’s work and discourse. When one cherished leader, Father Jerzy Popiełuszko, was violently murdered by the Security ... More


Translating Heterophony in Olive Senior's Stories

Christine Raguet

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conflation of voices in Caribbean literature reflects is oraliture – a heterophonic layering of voices inducing specific rhythmic patterns, which entail a great deal of linguistic and cultural ... More


Introduction: Vocal Herstories: Resonances of Singing, Individuals, and Authors

Ruth Hellier

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the conceptual and methodological issues regarding the study of women's music-making, including vocality, subjectivity, individuals, theorization, ... More


Zainab Herawi: Finding Acclaim in the Conservative Islamic Culture of Afghanistan

Veronica Doubleday

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter deals with the life and career of Zainab Herawi. She began her singing career as a child apprentice in the Herat region of Afghanistan in the 1940s, within the context of a class-based ... More


Introduction: Voices and Books

Jennifer Richards

in Voices and Books in the English Renaissance: A New History of Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809067
eISBN:
9780191884153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809067.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction argues that the history of Renaissance reading has privileged the silent reader, even though it is acknowledged that oral reading in this period was ubiquitous. It makes a case for ... More


Multimodal Twenty-First-Century Bards: From Live Performance to Audiobook in the Homeric Adaptations of Simon Armitage and Alice Oswald

Emily Greenwood

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses the conceit of the poet as (Homeric) bard in the work of the contemporary British poets Simon Armitage and Alice Oswald. In both poets, the figure of the bard conjures up the ... More


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