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- Looseley, D. L.
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Popular Music in Contemporary France
Authenticity, Politics, Debate
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'This is an excellent book. Clearly and simply written but yet with an uncompromising ambition to deal with popular music in a seriously analytical way, Popular Music in Contemporary France provides an invaluable critical discussion of French music and music culture from the 1960s to the present-day.' Web Journal of French Media Studies'Ideal for university students or specialists in popular culture and music history or theory, Popular Music in Contemporary France showcases pertinent issues in pop music discourse and ways to critically approach conflicting perspectives.'Christy Wampole, University of North Texas in French Review (Vol. 78)
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David L. Looseley Professor of Contemporary French Culture, University of Leeds
Contents Acknowledgements ix French Abbreviations xi Introduction 1 Part I: Defining Authenticity 1 Popular Music before 1958 9 2 The 1960s: Authenticity and Barbarism 21 3 From 1968 to the Present: Authenticity and M'tissage 37 4 Chanson as National Myth: The Authenticity Debate 63 5 Denationalising Authenticity: The Sociological Debate 87 Part II: Politicising Authenticity 6 Music and Politics before 1981 113 7 Music and Politics 1981-93 131 8 Policy and the Music Industry at the End of the Millennium 151 9 Policy and Its Discontents: The Republican Debate 167 10 Techno and the State: The Cultural Debate 183 Conclusion 203 Chronology 215 Bibliography 223 Index 235