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Module Reading List

Talking About Pop Music: Discourse and Debates in Popular Music, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Stan Erraught
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General Resources:

Frith, Simon (1978) - The Sociology of Rock, London: Constable.

Holt, Fabian (2007) - Genre in Popular Music, Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press.

Hebdige, Dick (1979) - Subculture, London: Methuen.

Shuker, Roy (2013) -Understanding Popular Music Culture, London and New York: Routledge.

Reynolds, Simon (2011) - Retromania, London: Faber

Wald, Elijah (2009) - How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll, New York: Oxford University Press.

Negus, Keith (1999) - Music Genres and Corporate Cultures, London: Routledge.

Sinker, Mark (2018) - A Hidden Landscape Once a Week, London: Strange Attractor.

Adorno, Theodor (1941) - "On Popular Music" in Leppert (ed.) (2002) Adorno, Essays on Music, Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 437-469.

McDonnell, Evelyn and Powers, Ann (Eds) (1995) - Rock She Wrote, London: Plexus

Online Resources:

Rocks Back pages

(Free access via Library)

This list was last updated on 28/09/2021