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Title This is the sound of irony : music, politics and popular culture / edited by Katherine L. Turner
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 257 pages) : music
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Contents 1. The meat in a humbug sandwich : the irony of want in California gold rush music / Meredith Eliassen -- 2. "I ain't got long to stay here" : double audience, double irony in US slave songs and spirituals / G. Yvonne Kendall -- 3. "Strange fruit" : cognitive linguistics and pragmatics of ironic comprehension / Katherine L. Turner -- 4. Musical irony and identity politics : Austro-German Jewish refugees in republican China / Jeremy Leong -- 5. Irony, myth, and temporal organization in the early songs of Bob Dylan / Timothy Koozin -- 6. Burning down freedom's road : the strange life of "Brown Baby" / S. Alexander Reed -- 7. God, flag, and country : ironic variations on a metaphysical theme / Sabatino DiBernardo -- 8. The view from below : early hip hop culture as ironic perception / Chadwick Jenkins -- 9. "Ironic consciousness" in the early Polish punk music / Anna G. Piotrowska -- 10. Irony, intentionality, and environmental politics in the music of Cake / David Ferrandino -- 11. Paul Anka sings "Smells like teen spirit" / Mimi Haddon -- 12. Wagner, nazism, and evil in Apt Pupil / Matthew J. McAllister -- 13. Irony of absence : literary and technological devices in the rap of T-Pain / Andrew Shryock -- 14. Listener-senders, musical irony, and the most "disliked" YouTube videos / Joseph S. Plazak -- 15. The narrowing gyre of music recommendation / Damien McCaffery
Notes "First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-249) and index
Subject Irony in music.
Popular music -- History and criticism.
Irony in music.
Popular music.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Turner, Katherine L.
ISBN 1315551071