Radiohead and the journey beyond genre : analysing stylistic debates and transgressions /

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Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge,, United Kingdom ; United States , p.1 online resource (vi, 185 pages). (2020)

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(OCoLC)fst01099204, bisacsh, England, fast, General., History and criticism., Music, Popular music genres., Rock music, Rock music.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Book structure; Notes; References; Chapter 1 Popular music genre; Definitions and distinctions; Etymological debates; Historical origins; Genre theory in cultural studies: genre as process and as discourse; Genre theory in popular music studies: from tradition to transgression; Genre identities and the popular music discourse; Notes; References; Chapter 2 Genre and transgression in the music of Radiohead; Methodological backgrounds; A look at "Creep" and its alternativesA text-based analysis of genre in the music of RadioheadConcluding thoughts; Notes; References; Chapter 3 Challenging genre: Radiohead and the music press; A brief history of genre in music journalism; Journalism in theory; The case of the 'genre portrait'; The journalistic genre discourse on Radiohead; Uses of genre in music journalism; Notes; References; Chapter 4 Scholarly perspectives on Radiohead; The scholarly discourse on Radiohead; Notes; References; Chapter 5 Genre online: Wider audience and fan perspectives; Methodology and ethical concernsOnline writing conventions and temporal constraintsSpecialist genre audiences and processes of canon-building; Canonic terminologies and stages of the discourse; Non-canonic terminologies; A few words about fan message boards; The 'Radiohead genre' and notions of transgression; Notes; References; Conclusion; Note; Reference; Appendix; IndexOnline resource; title from PDF title page (Taylor & Francis Group, viewed May 13, 2020).