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Author Stone, Christopher Reed, 1965-

Title Popular culture and nationalism in Lebanon : the Fairouz and Rahbani nation / Christopher Stone
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages)
Series Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; 18
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; 18
Contents Introduction -- 1. Baalbeck and the Rahbanis : folklore, ancient history, and nationalism -- 2. The musical theater of the Rahbani Brothers : representation and the formation of subjectivities -- 3. Ziad Rahbani's theatrical "novelization" of the Rahbanis' Lebanon -- Fairuz and/as the nation -- Conclusion : Beiteddine 2000 and beyond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-213) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fayrūz.
Raḥbānī, Manṣūr.
Raḥbānī, ʻĀṣī
Raḥbānī, Manṣūr.
Raḥbānī, ʻĀṣī.
Musical theater -- Lebanon -- 20th century
Nationalism in music.
Popular music -- Lebanon -- History and criticism
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- International.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- New Age.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Pop Vocal.
Musical theater.
Nationalism in music.
Popular culture.
Popular music.
Lebanon -- Popular culture
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203939328