Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2014

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199936915

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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