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The Sex Revolts

Gender, Rebellion, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674802735

Publication Date: 10/01/1996

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432 pages

5-1/4 x 8-3/8 inches

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Rebel Misogynies
    • 1. Angry Young Men: Precursors and Prototypes for Rock Rebellion
      • Rebel without a Cause
      • Look Back in Anger
      • Jack Kerouac
      • Timothy Leary
      • Ken Keasy
      • The Rolling Stones
    • 2. She’s Hit: Songs of Fear and Loathing
      • The Rolling Stones
      • John’s Children
      • Garage Punk
      • Led Zepplin
      • Roxy Music
      • Tim Rose
      • Nick Cave
      • River’s Edge
    • 3. Careers in Misogyny: The Strangers and Malcolm McLaren
    • 4. Born to Run: Wanderlust, Wilderness, and the Cult of Speed
      • The Doors
      • The Rolling Stones
      • PiL
      • Gang of Four
      • Morrissey
      • Bob Dylan
      • Bruce Springsteen
      • Tom Petty
      • Iggy Pop
      • Lynard Skynard
      • Easy Rider
      • Neil Young
      • Kraftwerk
      • Hardcore Techno
    • 5. Brothers in Arms: Combat Rock and Other Stories for Boys
      • The Clash
      • Thin Lizzy
      • The Manic Street Preachers
      • Public Enemy
      • U2
    • 6. Flirting with the Void: Abjection in Rock
      • The Stooges
      • The Sex Pistols
      • Throbbing Gristle
      • Birthday Party
      • Scratch Acid
      • Grindcore
      • Alice in Chains
      • Nirvana
      • Henry Rollins
      • Devo
    • 7. Wargasm: Metal and Machine Music
      • The Futurists
      • Kraftwerk
      • Techno
      • Motorhead
      • Iggy Pop
      • Radio Birdman
      • David Bowie
      • Led Zepplin
      • The Young Gods
    • 8. I Am the King: Delusions of Grandeur from Jim Morrison to Gangsta Rap
      • Jim Morrison
      • The Sex Pistols
      • Guns N’ Roses
      • Nick Cave
      • Lou Reed
      • Jane’s Addiction
      • Eldridge Cleaver
      • LL Cool J
      • Miles Davis
      • Sly Stone
      • Gangsta Rap
    • 9. My Way: The Cult of the Psychopath
      • The White Negro
      • Jim Morrison
      • Charles Manson
      • Sid Vicious
      • Big Black
      • Slacker
      • Apocalypse Culture
  • Part 2: Into the Mystic
    • 1. From Rebellion to Grace: The Psychedelic Mother’s Boy
    • 2. Back to Eden: Innocence, Indolence and Pastoralism
      • Mod
      • Marc Bolan
      • The Incredible String Band
      • The Byrds
      • West Coast Psychedelia
      • Van Morrison
      • Pink Floyd
      • Dreampop
      • Rave
      • Ambient House
      • The Orb
      • Dub Reggae
      • Ultramarine
    • 3. Starsailing: Cosmic Rock
      • John Cage
      • John Coltrane
      • The Byrds
      • Jimi Hendrix
      • Tim Buckley
      • Pink Floyd
    • 4. Flow Motion: Can, Eno and Oceanic Rock
      • Can
      • Brian Eno
      • Robert Wyatt
      • Miles Davis
      • A.R. Kane
    • 5. Soft Boys: Nostalgia, Incest, and Zen Apathy
      • Jimi Hendrix
      • Morrissey
      • John Lennon
      • Elvis
      • My Bloody Valentine
  • Part 3: Lift Up Your Skirt and Speak
    • 1. Double Allegiances: The History of Rock
    • 2. One of the Boys: Female Machisma
      • Patti Smith
      • Chrissie Hynde
      • Kate Bush
      • P.J. Harvey
      • Suzi Quatro
      • Joan Jett
      • Heart
      • Kim Gordon
      • L7
    • 3. Open Your Heart: Confession and Catharsis from Janis Joplin to Courtney Love
      • Sinead O’Connor
      • Suzanne Vega
      • Joni Mitchell
      • Liz Phair
      • Lydia Lunch
      • Hole
      • Babes in Toyland
      • Tori Amos
      • Janis Joplin
      • Bessie Smith
    • 4. Woman Unbound: Hysterics, Witches, and Mystics
      • Lydia Lunch
      • Diamanda Galas
      • Stevie Nicks
      • Kate Bush
      • Siouxsie
      • Sandy Denny
      • Cocteau Twins
    • 5. Who’s That Girl? Masquerade and Mastery
      • X-Ray Spex
      • Siouxsie
      • Grace Jones
      • Donna Summer
      • Annie Lennox
      • Joan Armatrading
      • Janet Jackson
      • Queen Latifa
      • Salt-n-Pepa
      • Grace Slick
      • Nico
    • 6. Un-Typical Girls: Post-Punk Demystification
      • The Slits
      • The Raincoats
      • The Au Pairs
      • Delta 5
      • Bush Tetras
    • 7. What a Drag: Post-Feminism and Pop
      • Altered Images
      • Madonna
      • Paris Is Burning
    • 8. There’s a Riot Going On: Grrrls against Boy-Rock
      • Riot Grrrl
      • Bikini Kill
      • Huggy Bear
    • 9. Body’s in Trouble
      • Mary Margaret O’Hara
      • Suzanne Vega
      • Hugo Largo
      • P.J. Harvey
      • Throwing Muses
      • Babes in Toyland
      • Siouxsie
      • Hole
      • Lunachicks
    • 10. Adventures Close to Home: Domesticity’s Tender Trap
      • Kate Bush
      • Lunachicks
      • Throwing Muses
      • Siouxsie
      • Marianne Faithfull
      • The Slits
    • 11. All Fluxed Up: Rebels against Structure
      • Patti Smith
      • Joni Mitchell
      • Rickie Lee Jones
      • The Raincoats
      • Throwing Muses
      • Mary Margaret O’Hara
      • Dead Can Dance
      • Bjork
      • Diamanda Galas
      • Yoko Ono
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 1995
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