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By Doris Leibetseder

Queer Tracks describes motifs in renowned tune that deviate from heterosexual orientation, the binary gender process and glued identities. This intriguing state of the art paintings bargains with the most important options of present gender politics and queer thought in rock and dad track, together with irony, parody, camp, mask/masquerade, mimesis/mimicry, cyborg, transsexuality, and dildo. according to a constructivist notion of gender, Leibetseder asks: ’Which queer-feminist options are utilized in rock and dad music?’ ’How do they function?’ ’Where do they occur?’ Leibetseder's methodological approach is to find subversive suggestions in queer concept, that are extensively utilized in rock and dad track, with out assuming that those strategies have been first invented in thought. additionally, this ebook explains the place precisely the subversiveness is positioned in these options and in well known tune. With assistance from a brand new type of wisdom move the writer combines sociological and cultural theories with useful examples of rock and pa tune. The subversive personality of those queer motifs is proven within the paintings of up to date well known musicians and is while 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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