Prince and Popular Music

Prince's position in popular culture has undergone only limited academic scrutiny. This book provides an academic examination of Prince, encompassing the many layers of his cultural and creative impact. It assesses Prince's life and legacy holistically, exploring his multiple identities and the ways in which they were manifested through his recorded catalogue and audiovisual personae. In 17 essays organized thematically, the anthology includes a diverse range of contributions - taking ethnographic, musicological, sociological, gender studies and cultural studies approaches to analysing Prince's career.

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  • Author : Mike Alleyne
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 150135468X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Prince and Popular Music

Prince and Popular Music
  • Author : Mike Alleyne,Kirsty Fairclough
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 14 May 2020
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Prince's position in popular culture has undergone only limited academic scrutiny. This book provides an academic examination of Prince, encompassing the many layers of his cultural and creative impact. It assesses Prince's life and legacy holistically, exploring his multiple identities and the ways in which they were manifested through his recorded catalogue and audiovisual personae. In 17 essays organized thematically, the anthology includes a diverse range of contributions - taking ethnographic, musicological, sociological, gender studies and cultural studies approaches to analysing

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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 24 October 2017
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Featuring a foreword by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. When Prince wanted to document his One Nite Alone tour in 2002, he turned to Afshin Shahidi. Again in 2004, he went along on Prince’s record breaking Musicology Tour. Afshin met Prince in 1989 and became his cinematographer and later his photographer. He was the photographer closest to Prince for the last fifteen years of Prince’s life. Afshin is the only photographer to shoot the legendary 3121 private parties in Los Angeles that became the most

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  • Author : Indra Skudra
  • Publisher : Austin Macauley Publishers
  • Release : 31 March 2022
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The daughter of planet Saiko’s king, Princess Penelope, has taken her magic wand without permission and accidentally created a completely new planet, Crossfire. There is an ongoing struggle and fight between light and the dark on this planet. So Penelope comes up with a great idea: she organises a race! Both forces, light and dark, must take a part in it. What will be the winner’s prize? The prize is intimidating because the winner will take over all

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Dig If You Will the Picture
  • Author : Ben Greenman
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 11 April 2017
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Named one of the best music books of 2017 by The Wall Street Journal A unique and kaleidoscopic look into the life, legacy, and electricity of the pop legend Prince and his wideranging impact on our culture Ben Greenman, New York Times bestselling author, contributing writer to the New Yorker, and owner of thousands of recordings of Prince and Prince-related songs, knows intimately that there has never been a rock star as vibrant, mercurial, willfully contrary, experimental, or prolific as Prince.

This Thing Called Life

This Thing Called Life
  • Author : Joseph Vogel
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 19 April 2018
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What were Prince's politics? What did he believe about God? And did he really forsake the subject-sex-that once made him the most subversive superstar of the Reagan era? In this illuminating thematic biography, Joseph Vogel explores the issues that made Prince one of the late 20th century's most unique, controversial, and fascinating artists. Since his unexpected death in 2016, Prince has been recognized by peers, critics, and music fans alike. President Barack Obama described him as “one of the most gifted

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  • Author : Shaka McGlotten,Steve Jones
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 10 September 2014
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Since the early 2000s, zombies have increasingly swarmed the landscape of popular culture, with ever more diverse representations of the undead being imagined. A growing number of zombie narratives have introduced sexual themes, endowing the living dead with their own sexual identity. The unpleasant idea of the sexual zombie is itself provocative, triggering questions about the nature of desire, sex, sexuality, and the politics of our sexual behaviors. However, the notion of zombie sex has been largely unaddressed in scholarship.

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Urbanus the Kingdom Chronicles
  • Author : Dwight O. Craver Jr.,Peter L. Colman
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 02 June 2016
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In the times before time, a great and glorious kingdom named Urbanus once existed. Urbanus: The Kingdom Chronicles is an epic parable recounting the historical conflict between invisible and universal forces that perpetually contend for the hearts and minds of men. The people of Urbanus were compelled to choose between liberty and tyranny and ultimately life and death. The uniqueness of the characters in the story testifies to the reality that those who cannot rule themselves will be ruled by

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Equity and Trusts
  • Author : Alastair Hudson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 June 2014
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Alastair Hudson’s Equity and Trusts is an ideal textbook for undergraduate courses on the law of trusts and equitable remedies. It provides a clear, current and comprehensive account of the subject through which the author’s enthusiasm and expertise shine through, helping to bring to life an area of the law which students often find difficult. Beginning with the core principles, Alastair Hudson reinforces the key points by means of clear examples throughout each chapter, helping students to build

Path of the Swan: The Maitreya Chronicles

Path of the Swan: The Maitreya Chronicles
  • Author : Charu Singh
  • Publisher : Hachette India
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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A moment of intense silence followed and then the Rigden spoke up, his voice even: ÔYou have all been called today before the sacred court and from now, in every breath, in every heartbeat, in the shadow of every moment, in the intensity of the thoughtless state, in life, and in not-life, in physical or subtle form, we declare you our emissaries, our sacred envoys to the world of men. Shambala has a task for youÉÕ Lama Ozer and hisÊ

Japandemonium Illustrated

Japandemonium Illustrated
  • Author : Toriyama Sekien
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release : 18 January 2017
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Japanese folklore abounds with bizarre creatures collectively referred to as the yokai ― the ancestors of the monsters populating Japanese film, literature, manga, and anime. Artist Toriyama Sekien (1712–88) was the first to compile illustrated encyclopedias detailing the appearances and habits of these creepy-crawlies from myth and folklore. Ever since their debut over two centuries ago, the encyclopedias have inspired generations of Japanese artists. Japandemonium Illustrated represents the very first time they have ever been available in English. This historically groundbreaking compilation

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente
  • Author : Bruce Markusen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 17 December 2014
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Thirty-five years ago, Roberto Clemente made baseball history when he became the first Latin American to enter the Hall of Fame. Roberto Clemente: The Great One evaluates one of the game’s most dynamic players and perhaps its most selfless humanitarian. From modest beginnings in Carolina, Puerto Rico, to a legendary career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, to his tragically premature death in a plane crash, Roberto Clemente remains one of baseball’s most compelling characters. Interviews with teammates Willie Stargell

The Trickster and the Paranormal

The Trickster and the Paranormal
  • Author : George P. Hansen
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 20 August 2001
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Paranormal and supernatural events have been reported for millennia. They have fostered history’s most important cultural transformations (e.g., via the miracles of Moses, Jesus, Mohammed). Paranormal phenomena are frequently portrayed in the world’s greatest art and literature, as well as in popular TV shows and movies. Most adults in the U.S. believe in them. Yet they have a marginal place in modern culture. No university departments are devoted to studying psychic phenomena. In fact, a panoply