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Torch Singing: Performing Resistance and Desire from Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf

Arts


by
Stacy Holman Jones

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 228 pages

File size: 536 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

With an ethnographer’s eye, Stacy Holman Jones provides a cultural critique of torch singing-describing the genre as a rich drama of passiveness, deception, desire, and resistance.