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Author Gayraud, Agnès, author

Title Dialectic of pop / Agnès Gayraud ; translated by Robin Mackay, Daniel Miller, and Nina Power
Published Falmouth, United Kingdom : Urbanomic, 2019

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Description 1 online resource
Series Urbanomic / Mono ; 008
Mono (Urbanomic (Firm)) ; 008.
Contents Intro; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE: FORM; CHAPTER 1. POP; I. ARTISTIC FORM; II. AESTHETIC FORM; CHAPTER 2. ANTI-POP; I. THE DYSTOPIA OF POPULARITY; II. MODERN OR NOTHING; CHAPTER 3. NO SYNTHESIS:THE BROKEN FORM OF POP; PART TWO: FIGURES; CHAPTER 1. THE HILLBILLY PARADOX:UPROOTED AUTHENTICITY; I. TEMPORAL PARADOXES; II. MEDIATION AND SOURCE; III. UPROOTINGS; IV. GLOBALISED LOCAL COLOUR; CHAPTER 2. THE POP SUBJECT: DEMOCRATISED GENIUS; I. SITUATED INDIVIDUALITIES; II. DEMOCRATISED GENIUS; III. MORE AND LESS THAN A SUBJECT; CHAPTER 3. HITS AND HOOKS: RATIONALISED MAGIC
I. POETICS OF THE HOOKII. AESTHETIC RELATION; III. FABRICATION; IV. COSMETICS; V. SUBJECTIVE SUPPLEMENT; CHAPTER 4. POP AND PROGRESS: HISTORICISED INNOCENCE; I. OFF-GROUND MODERNISM; II. MUSICAL MATERIAL; III. ANOTHER HISTORY OF THE MUSICAL ART OF POP; IV. RETURN OF THE NEGATIVE; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX OF NAMES; INDEX OF SUBJECTS; INDEX OF POP WORKS; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Summary A philosophical exploration of pop music that reveals a rich, self-reflexive art form with unsuspected depths
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 17, 2019)
Subject Popular music.
Popular music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Authenticity (Philosophy)
Popular music
Popular music -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Mackay, Robin, translator
Miller, Daniel, translator
Power, Nina, translator
ISBN 191302959X
9781913029593
Other Titles Dialectique de la pop. English