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Joy Press

Full Name: Joy Press
Number of Works: 2
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ISBN: 067480273X, 9780674802735
Keywords: rock, roll, rebellion, gender, revolts, sex
Pages: 432
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

Iggy Pop once said of women: "However close they come I'll always pull the rug from under them. That's where my music is made." For so long, rock 'n' roll has been fueled by this fear and loathing of the feminine. The first book to look at rock rebellion through the lens of gender, The Sex Revolts captures the paradox at rock's dark heart—the music is often most thrilling when it is most misogynist and macho. And, looking at music made by female artists, it asks: must it always be this way?Provocative and passionately argued, the book walks the edgy line between a rock f