Feminine Endings: Music, Gender, and Sexuality: Music, by Susan Mcclary

By Susan Mcclary

A groundbreaking selection of essays in feminist tune feedback, this ebook addresses difficulties of gender and sexuality in repertoires starting from the early 17th century to rock and function artwork. “. . . this can be a significant e-book . . . [McClary’s] success borders at the miraculous.” The Village Voice“No one will learn those essays with out considering and listening to tune in new and engaging methods. fascinating studying for adventurous scholars and staid professionals.” Choice“Feminine Endings, a provocative ‘sexual politics’ of Western classical or paintings track, rocks conservative musicology at its center. No evaluate can do justice to the wealth of rules and chances [McClary’s] publication provides. All music-lovers should still learn it, and cheer.” The Women’s evaluation of Books"McClary writes with a racy, energetic, and regularly exciting sort. . . . What she has to assert particularly concerning the track and the textual content is sharp, exact, and telling; she hears what occurs musically with strange sensitivity."-The manhattan overview of Books

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