Sounding like a no-no : queer sounds and eccentric acts in the post-soul era / Francesca T. Royster.
- Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2013.
1 online resource (267 p.)
- Popular music -- Social aspects.
- Electronic books.
- Introduction : Eccentric performance and embodied music in the post-soul moment
Becoming post-soul : Eartha Kitt, the Stranger, and the melancholy pleasures of racial reinvention
Stevie Wonder's "Quare" teachings and cross-species collaboration in Journey through the secret life of plants and other songs
"Here's a chance to dance our way out of our constrictions" : P-Funk's black masculinity and the performance of imaginative freedom
Michael Jackson, queer world making, and the trans erotics of voice, gender, and age
"Feeling like a woman, looking like a man, sounding like a no-no" : Grace Jones and the performance of "Strangé" in the post-soul moment
Funking toward the future in Meshell Ndegeocello's The world has made me the man of my dreams
Epilogue : Janelle Monáe's collective vision.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-241) and index.
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- Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
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