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This booklet is a well timed exam of the stress among being a rock song fan and being a girl. From the media illustration of ladies rock lovers as groupies to the generally held trust that tough rock and steel is masculine track, being a song fan is an event formed by means of gender. via a full of life dialogue of the idealised imaginary group created within the media and interviews with ladies lovers within the united kingdom, Rosemary Lucy Hill grapples with the debatable themes of groupies, sexism and male dominance in steel. She demanding situations the declare that the style is inherently masculine, arguing that musical excitement is way extra subtle than simplistic enjoyments of aggression, violence and virtuosity. hearing women’s studies, she keeps, allows new brooding about challenging rock and steel tune, and approximately what it really is wish to be a girls fan in a sexist surroundings.

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This booklet is a well timed exam of the strain among being a rock track fan and being a girl. From the media illustration of ladies rock lovers as groupies to the commonly held trust that arduous rock and steel is masculine track, being a tune fan is an event formed through gender. via a full of life dialogue of the idealised imaginary group created within the media and interviews with ladies fanatics within the united kingdom, Rosemary Lucy Hill grapples with the arguable issues of groupies, sexism and male dominance in steel.

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