Made in France: Studies in Popular Music

Gérôme Guibert, Catherine Rudent

© 2018 - Routledge
Published November 1, 2017
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781138793040 - CAT# Y168953
Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

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    Provides comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of contemporary French popular music

    Essays written by authors from a variety of backgrounds offer broad portrait of modern popular musical culture for readers new to French music

    Summary

    Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in France. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music in France, followed by essays that are organized into thematic sections: The Mutations of French Popular Music During the "Trente Glorieuses"; Politicising Popular Music; Assimilation, Appropriation, French Specificity; and From Digital Stakes to Cultural Heritage: French Contemporary Topics.

    Contributors:

    Christian Béthune

    Juliette Dalbavie

    Gérôme Guibert

    Fabien Hein

    Olivier Julien

    Marc Kaiser

    Barbara Lebrun

    David Looseley

    Stéphanie Molinero

    Anne Petiau

    Cécile Prévost-Thomas

    Vincent Rouzé

    Catherine Rudent

    Matthieu Saladin

    Jedediah Sklower

    Raphaël Suire

    Florence Tamagne

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