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 New,Class, Control, and Classical Music

  • Author: Bull, Anna



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  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Locating classical music in culture
  • Chapter 2. Boundary-drawing around the proper: from the Victorians to the present
  • Chapter 3. 'Everyone here is going to have bright futures'. Capitalising on musical standard
  • Chapter 4. 'Getting it right' as an affect of self-improvement
  • Chapter 5. Rehearsing restraint: how the body is transcended
  • Chapter 6. 'Sometimes I feel like I'm his dog': gendered power and the ethics of charismatic authority
  • Chapter 7. 'Instead of destroying my body I have a reason for maintaining it.' Young women's re-imagining of the body through singing opera
  • Chapter 8. A community in sound: constructing the valued self
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix One
  • References