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Author Hubbs, Nadine, author

Title Rednecks, queers, and country music / Nadine Hubbs
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I. Rednecks and country music -- part II. Rrednecks, country music, and the queer
Summary In her provocative new book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music, Nadine Hubbs looks at how class and gender identity play out in one of America's most culturally and politically charged forms of popular music. Skillfully weaving historical inquiry with an examination of classed cultural repertoires and close listening to country songs, Hubbs confronts the shifting and deeply entangled workings of taste, sexuality, and class politics. In Hubbs's view, the popular phrase ""I'll listen to anything but country"" allows middle-class Americans to declare inclusive ""omnivore"" musical tastes with one
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-207) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Country music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Homosexuality and popular music -- United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520958349 (electronic bk)
9780520958340 (electronic bk)