Litpop: Writing and Popular Music (Ashgate Popular and Folk by Rachel Carroll,Adam Hansen

By Rachel Carroll,Adam Hansen

Bringing jointly interesting new interdisciplinary paintings from rising and verified students within the united kingdom and past, Litpop addresses the query: how has writing earlier and current been inspired by way of renowned song, and vice versa? Contributions discover how a number of sorts of writing have had a very important position to play in making well known tune what it really is, and the way renowned track informs ’literary’ writing in diversified methods. the gathering good points musicologists, literary critics, specialists in cultural reviews, and artistic writers, organised in 3 themed sections. ’Making Litpop’ explores how hybrids of writing and well known track were created via musicians and authors. ’Thinking Litpop’ considers what severe or highbrow frameworks support us to appreciate those hybrid cultural varieties. ultimately, ’Consuming Litpop’ examines how writers care for music’s impact, how musicians have interaction with literary texts, and the way audiences of song and writing comprehend their very own position in making ’Litpop’ occur. Discussing more than a few genres and sessions of writing and well known song, this particular assortment identifies, theorizes, and problematises connections among assorted kinds of expression, creating a very important contribution to well known musicology, and literary and cultural studies.

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