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Popular culture and nationalism in Lebanon : the Fairouz and Rahbani nation / Christopher Stone.

Author/Creator:
Stone, Christopher Reed, 1965-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; 18
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Subjects:
Popular music -- Lebanon -- History and criticism.
Musical theater -- Lebanon -- 20th century.
Lebanon -- Popular culture.
Nationalism in music.
Fayrūz, 1935-.
Raḥbānī, ʻĀṣī.
Raḥbānī, Manṣūr.
Contents:
Introduction
1. Baalbeck and the Rahbanis : folklore, ancient history, and nationalism
2. The musical theater of the Rahbani Brothers : representation and the formation of subjectivities
3. Ziad Rahbani's theatrical "novelization" of the Rahbanis' Lebanon
Fairuz and/as the nation
Conclusion : Beiteddine 2000 and beyond.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-213) and index.
ISBN:
0415772737 (hbk.)
0203939328 (ebk.)
9780415772730 (hbk.)
9780203939321 (ebk.)
OCLC:
86172878