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


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.