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Real Men Don t Sing

by Allison McCracken
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release Date: 2015-09-02
Genre: Music

The crooner Rudy Vallée's soft, intimate, and sensual vocal delivery simultaneously captivated millions of adoring fans and drew harsh criticism from those threatened by his sensitive masculinity. Although Vallée and other crooners reflected the gender fluidity of late-1920s popular culture, their

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Phillip H Screwdriver Last of the Real Men Private Investigators

by Deus X Machina
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Humor

You want a plot summary? OK. It's the story of Thor (not that dreamy Chris Hemsworth) or the love child of Elvis and Mickey Spillane or the Godfather's son in witness protection. It's a satirical view of society from the hooded eyes of the Last of the Real Men Private Investigators! A parody of the

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Congregational Music Making and Community in a Mediated Age

by Anna E. Nekola
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2016-05-23
Genre: Religion

Congregational music can be an act of praise, a vehicle for theology, an action of embodied community, as well as a means to a divine encounter. This multidisciplinary anthology approaches congregational music as media in the widest sense - as a multivalent communication action with technological, c

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Soundtrack Available

by Professor Arthur Knight
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release Date: 2001-12-03
Genre: Literary Collections

DIVEssays on film soundtracks composed of popular music (rather than the composed film score) both in relation to the films, and circulating separately on record./div

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The Oxford Handbook of Queer Cinema

by Ronald Gregg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2021-11-12
Genre: Performing Arts

The term "queer cinema" is often used to name at least three cultural events: 1) an emergent visual culture that boldly identifies as queer; 2) a body of narrative, documentary, and experimental work previously collated under the rubric of homosexual or lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) cinem

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Blindfold on a Tightrope

by Ramfis S. Firethorn
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2001-03-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

What makes a Man? Perhaps the question ought to be: How is a Man made? --Lets try again. By what process is the boy, the young male human, transformed into that kind of adult human male whom societies recognize as a Man? If it were merely a process of physical maturation, then the Twentieth Century

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Musical Theatre Realism and Entertainment

by Millie Taylor
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2016-04-29
Genre: Music

What is it about musical theatre that audiences find entertaining? What are the features that lead to its ability to stimulate emotional attachment, to move and to give pleasure? Beginning from the passion musical theatre performances arouse and their ubiquity in London's West End and on Broadway th

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Calling All Pows

by Robert A. Young
Publisher: iUniverse
Release Date: 2000-12-11
Genre: Fiction

According to an ancient prophesy contained in the Book of Revelation, chapter 12, there is a cosmic war underway. The forces of evil are on the attack. We humans on earth are the spoils of this deadly conflict between "The Woman Clothed with the Sun" and Satan, "the Red Dragon." What is our role in

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Record Cultures

by Kyle Barnett
Publisher:
Release Date: 2020
Genre: Popular music

"The 1920s was a crucial decade for the recording industry. Large record companies existed, but across the nation there were dozens of small, independently owned and regionally-oriented labels like Black Swan, Champion, Paramount, Gennett, Starr, Okeh, and others which catered to specific genres and

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