Turner, Katherine L. 2016. This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Culture. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. ISBN 978-1-4724-4259-8 (hbk). 257 pp.

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  • Melvin Backstrom McGill University

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https://doi.org/10.1558/prbt.v17i2.30075

Keywords:

Irony, popular music, popular culture

Author Biography

Melvin Backstrom, McGill University

Melvin Backstrom is a PhD candidate in musicology at McGill University, working on a dissertation on the relations between musical modernism, the avant-garde and popular music in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1965-1975. 

References

Bailey, Steven. 2003. ‘Faithful or Foolish: The Emergence of the “Ironic Cover Album” and Rock Culture’. Popular Music and Society 26: 141–59. https://doi.org/10.1080/0300776032000095486

Strauss, Leo. 1964. ‘On Plato’s Republic’. In The City and Man, 50–138. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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2017-03-03

How to Cite

Backstrom, M. (2017). Turner, Katherine L. 2016. This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Culture. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. ISBN 978-1-4724-4259-8 (hbk). 257 pp. Perfect Beat, 17(2), 185–187. https://doi.org/10.1558/prbt.v17i2.30075

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