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By Doris Leibetseder

Queer Tracks describes motifs in renowned track that deviate from heterosexual orientation, the binary gender method and stuck identities. This fascinating state-of-the-art paintings offers with the major recommendations of present gender politics and queer conception in rock and dad tune, together with irony, parody, camp, mask/masquerade, mimesis/mimicry, cyborg, transsexuality, and dildo. in accordance with a constructivist suggestion of gender, Leibetseder asks: ’Which queer-feminist suggestions are utilized in rock and pa music?’ ’How do they function?’ ’Where do they occur?’ Leibetseder's methodological procedure is to find subversive innovations in queer thought, that are extensively utilized in rock and dad song, with out assuming that those strategies have been first invented in concept. moreover, this publication explains the place precisely the subversiveness is positioned in these thoughts and in well known song. With assistance from a brand new type of wisdom move the writer combines sociological and cultural theories with functional examples of rock and pa tune. The subversive personality of those queer motifs is proven within the paintings of latest renowned musicians and is whilst concerning classical discourses of the arts. Queer Tracks is a revised translation of Queere Tracks. Subversive Strategien in Rock- und Popmusik, initially released in German.

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