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Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song
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Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song (Paperback)

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Sweet Air rewrites the history of early twentieth-century pop music in modernist terms. Tracking the evolution of popular regional genres such as blues, country, folk, and rockabilly in relation to the growth of industry and consumer culture, Edward P. Comentale shows how this music became a vital means of exploring the new and often overwhelming feelings brought on by modern life. Comentale examines these rural genres as they translated the traumas of local experience--the racial violence of the Delta, the mass exodus from the South, the Dust Bowl of the Texas panhandle--into sonic form. Considering the accessibility of these popular music forms, he asserts the value of music as a source of progressive cultural investment, linking poor, rural performers and audiences to an increasingly vast network of commerce, transportation, and technology.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresEasy listening, MOR music Publisher: University of Illinois Press Publication Date: 15/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9780252078927  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Edward P. Comentale is an associate professor of English at Indiana University and the author of Modernism, Cultural Production, and the British Avant-Garde.

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