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By Doris Leibetseder

Queer Tracks describes motifs in well known tune that deviate from heterosexual orientation, the binary gender process and stuck identities. This intriguing state-of-the-art paintings bargains with the major ideas of present gender politics and queer conception in rock and dad tune, together with irony, parody, camp, mask/masquerade, mimesis/mimicry, cyborg, transsexuality, and dildo. in response to a constructivist idea 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 strategy is to find subversive recommendations in queer idea, that are extensively utilized in rock and dad track, with out assuming that those strategies have been first invented in idea. additionally, this booklet explains the place precisely the subversiveness is located in these innovations and in renowned tune. With the aid of a brand new form of wisdom move the writer combines sociological and cultural theories with useful examples of rock and dad song. The subversive personality of those queer motifs is proven within the paintings of up to date well known musicians and is even as with regards to 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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