Cairo pop : youth music in contemporary Egypt

Gilman, Daniel J., 1978- author

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  • Creator Daniel J. Gilman
  • Format Books
  • Publication Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780816689279, 081668927X, 9780816689286, 0816689288
  • OCLC ocn869141219

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: good music, bad music, and youth music -- 1. "My patience is short": youth talk about Grandpa's music -- 2. "Oh, my brown-skinned darling": sex, music, and Egyptian-ness -- 3. "The hardest thing to say": taxonomies of aesthetics -- 4. "A poem befitting of her": ambiguity and sincerity in revolutionary pop culture -- Epilogue: on the counter-revolution
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