Franklin

Sounding like a no-no : queer sounds and eccentric acts in the post-soul era / Francesca T. Royster.

Author/Creator:
Royster, Francesca T.
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (267 p.)
Subjects:
Popular music -- Social aspects.
Soul music.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-241) and index.
Description based on information from the publisher.
Contributor:
Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
ISBN:
1-283-94164-3
0-472-02891-X
Publisher Number:
10.3998/mpub.1586114
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