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Published: 11 September 2014

260 Pages


ISBN: 9780199936892

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Mismatched Women

The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Jennifer Fleeger

Oxford Music / Media

  • Explores the phenomenon of the "Mismatched Woman," a highly influential but seldom discussed figure in the era of recorded sound
  • Unites scholarly perspectives from disciplines such as literature, musicology, gender studies, film studies, and sound studies
  • Appeals to popular culture through unique studies of common fixtures in 21st-century media such as Disney princesses
  • Examines the lives and careers of notable but neglected figures such as Deanna Durbin, Kate Smith, and Geraldine Farrar