Music in Youth Culture: A Lacanian Approach [First Edition]1403965307, 9781403965301, 9780230601390

Author : jan jagodzinski
Description: Music in Youth Culture examines the fantasies of post-Oedipal youth cultures as displayed on the landscape of popular music from a post-Lacanian perspective. jagodzinski, an expert on Lacan, psychoanalysis, and education's relationship to media, maintains that a new set of signifiers is required to grasp the sliding signification of contemporary ''youth.'' He discusses topics such as the figurality of noise, the perversions of the music scene by boyz/bois/boys and the hysterization of it by gurlz/girls/grrrls. Music in Youth Culture also examines the postmodern ''fan(addict)'', techno music, and pop music icons. jagodzinski raises the Lacanian question of ''an ethics of the Real'' and asks educators to re-examine ''youth'' culture.
Categories: Art Music: Guitar
Year :2005
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 336[332]
File Info : pdf 2 Mb