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From tinkerers to gods

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Title:
From tinkerers to gods the electric guitar and the social construction of gender
Creator:
Bourdage, Monque Mignon
Place of Publication:
Denver, CO
Publisher:
University of Colorado Denver
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Language:
English
Physical Description:
viii, 117 leaves : ; 28 cm.

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Subjects / Keywords:
Electric guitar -- History ( lcsh )
Sex role ( lcsh )
Women musicians ( lcsh )
Electric guitar ( fast )
Sex role ( fast )
Women musicians ( fast )
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History. ( fast )
bibliography ( marcgt )
theses ( marcgt )
non-fiction ( marcgt )
History ( fast )

Notes

Thesis:
Thesis (M.S.S.)--University of Colorado Denver, 2007. Social sciences
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 108-117).
General Note:
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Statement of Responsibility:
by Monique Mignon Bourdage.

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Source Institution:
|University of Colorado Denver
Holding Location:
|Auraria Library
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
227206870 ( OCLC )
ocn227206870

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Guitar Player Instruments of Desire: The Electric Guitar and the Shaping of Musical Experience

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Ancestry and Introduction

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Guitar: A Celebration of the World's Finest Guitars

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Martin The and Times olthe Guitar: An Illustrated History of Guitars and Guitarists Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Guitar,

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The History and the Development of the American Guitar Guitar, The Electric Guitar

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Orville Gibson Early Tinkerers The Electric Guitar,

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The Electric Guitar, Method of and Apparatus for Producing Musical Sounds by Electricity, The Electric Guitar, 16. Method of and Apparatus for Producing Musical Sounds by Electricity,

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The Electric Guitar, 14. Method of and Apparatus for Producing Musical Sounds Electricity,

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The History and Development of the American Guitar, Guitar, 34. The Electric Guitar, 18.

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26 Stringed Musical Instrument,

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Stringed Musical Instrument, Stringed Musical Instrument, The Electric Guitar, The History and Development of the American Guitar, 9.

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History and Development a/the American Guitar, 9.

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Guitar, 39. Guitar: A Celebration of the World's Finest Guitars, 42 Stringed Musical Instrument,

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The First Electric Guitars History Development of the American Guitar, Guitar,

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Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Down Beat, The Electric Guitar: A History of an American Icon, Guitar, 35. Time,

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SS The Electric Guitar, 22.

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The Electric Guitar, 22.

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Les Paul. Travis Bigsby, and Leo Fender: The Enduring Legacy of the Next Generation of Tinkerers 6S The History and Development of the American Guitar,

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Guitar Player, Les PauL: An American OriginaL

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Instruments of Desire, Guitar, 60. Instruments of Desire, 90-91.

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Guitar, 63. The Electric Guitar, 25-26.

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Pickup Unit for Instruments,

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8S Guitar, 68.

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Guitar, 83. Les Paul, 202. Guitar, 83. Guitar, 83.

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Guitar, 66.

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Guitar, 84.

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Sound Experiments: Radio and Phonograph Tinkering and the Development of the Electric Guitar

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Popular Music Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination .. from Amos 'n 'Andy and Edward R. Murrow to Wolfman Jack and Howard Stem His and Hers: Gender, Consumption, and Technology,

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New York Times. Listening In, High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing. 1950-1990 Technology and Culture

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Les Paul, Instruments of Desire, 123.

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High Performance, Popular Mechanics,

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The Race to Innovate in the Space Age Guitar, Guitar,

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The Masculinization of Technology Guitar, 92. The History and Development of the American Guitar, Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in Postwar Consumer Culture

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Consuming Dichotomies Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women and Modem Machines in America, 1870-1945

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Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks, 291-293. Major Problems in the History of American Technology, Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks, 293.

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Music, Culture, and Society: A Reader, Bang Your Head: The Rise and Fall of Heavy Metal Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks, 295-296.

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Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks, 298. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender,

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Techno-Phallus: Sex, Power, and Rock 'n' Roll She Bop 1/: The Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop and Soul Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity, and Subjectivity Instruments of Desire,

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Instruments of Desire,

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Purple Rain Cinderella's Big Score: Women o/the Punk and Indie Underground New York, Purple Rain,

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The Art and Times of the Guitar, 274. Guitar, 86-90.

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Musician's Friend,

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Biblical Barriers

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When God Was a Woman, When God Was a Woman

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qua Feminist Theology: A Reader,

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Sacred Steel

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The Divine Miracle of Electricity 6 Sacred Steel: The Steel Guitar Tradition of the House of God Churches, Queering the Popular Pitch,

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Haunted Media: Electronic Presence from Telegraphy to Television Electrifying America: Social Meanings of a New Technology, 18801940 Listening In, 4147.

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Charlie Christian and the Birth of the Superstar

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Rock Roots and Rock "Gods" Electric Guitar: History of an American /con, a Man: Sex, Gods Rock On' Roll

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I'm a Man: Sex, Gods and Rock 'n' Roll, Time to Rock: Social History oj Rock 'N' Roll I'm a Man, 213.

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Instruments of Desire, Time to Rock, 21.

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Axis: Bold as Love Instruments of Desire, 245. Axis: Bold as Love,

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The Rise and Fall o/Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Rock Stars and Earth Mothers: The Counterculture's Not What It Seems The Rise and Fall o/Ziggy Stardust and the Spidersfrom Mars,

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Women and Popular Music, 23.

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Binary Systems: Glam Stars and Genderbending Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music,

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Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music Women and Popular Music, 16. Performing GlamRock,

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She Bop

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Penthouse Happy Days Woman (Musician) as Other Cinderella's Big Score, 62. Performing Glam Rock, 222. Performing Glam Rock, 204.

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Women and Popular Music, 52-53.

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The Art of History: A Critical Anthology, Women and Popular Music,

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Performing Glam Rock, Women and Popular Music, 155.

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The redefinition of the electric guitar in terms of the female musician represents the success on one of the final frontiers of the women's movement: the deconstruction and reconstruction of macho culture and its signijiers.I-John Strohm

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Making Technology Masculine, 10.

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Images of Women Electric Ladyland: Women and Rock Culture Rock She Wrote,

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Rolling Stone's Only nnd Rolling Stone Guitar Player Rolling Stone, Guitar Player,

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Guitar Player, Guitar Player Guitar Player A Facsimile Edition o/the First Year of "Guitar Player Magazine"

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it. .. Be a Rock Starf,16 Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Guitar Player, Guitar Player,

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Barriers to Greatness Women, Art, and Power and Other Essays

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Pull: Networking and Success since Benjamin Franklin, Pull, 288.

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Performing Glam Rock, 213. She Bop II, 110-111.

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Creating Female Space

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Music and Gender, 2g]. Cinderella's Big Score, 225. She Bop II, 470-471.

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American Hardcore,

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American Hardcore: The History of American Punk Rock, 1980-1986, Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, Cinderella's Big Score,

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Riot Grrris and Angry Women

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Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, Popular Music Society Cinderella's Big Score, 160-161.

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Women and Popular Music, 122. Rock Over the Edge: Transformations in Popular Music Culture, Women and Popular Music, 122.

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Mass Politics: The Politics of Popular Culture,

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Just a Girl?, 200. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender,

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Cinderella's Big Score, 223.

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Cinderella's Big Score,

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No Future? The Feminist Legacy of Punk Rock New York Times:

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New York Times,

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What's Design Got to Do with It? Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender,

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Washington Post,

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The History and Development o/the American Guitar. American Hardcore: The History 0/ American Punk Rock, /980-/986. Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music. Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, The Rise and Fall o/Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Guitar: A Celebration o/the World's Finest Guitars. Guitar Player. Down Beat.

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Mass Politics: The Politics Of Popular Culture, Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination .. /rom Amos 'n 'Andy and Edward R. Murrow to Wolfman Jack and Howard Stern. The Electric Guitar. Time Music, Culture, and Society A Reader,

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Popular Mechanics. The Art and Times o/the Guitar: An Illustrated History 0/ Guitars and Guitarists. Guitar Player: A Facsimile Edition o/the First Year 0/ "Guitar Player Magazine." Guitar Player. Guitar Player. Guitar Player. Guitar Player.

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Guitar Player. lJ75. Guitar Player. Guitar Player. Guitar Player His and Hers: Gender, Consumption, and Technology. Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in Postwar Consumer Culture. Axis: Bold as Love. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, Popular Music Rock She Wrote, Bang Your Head: The Rise and Fall of Heavy MetaL

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Pull: Networking and Success since Benjamin Franklin. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, New York Method of and Apparatus for Producing Musical Sounds by Electricity, The Electric Guitar: A History of an American Icon.

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Musician's Friend. Women, Art, and Power and Other Essays, ELectrifying America: Social Meanings of a New Technology, Guitar Player She Bop II: The Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop and Soul. Making TechnoLogy Masculine: Men, Women and Modem I'm a Man: Sex, Gods and Rock 'n' Roll. Pickup Unit for Instruments, High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing, New York Times, The Art of Art History: A Critical Anthology. Purple Rain.

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Cinderella's Big Score: Women of the Punk and Indie Underground. Electric Ladyland: Women and Rock Culture.

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Rolling Stone. Feminist Theology: A Reader, Sacred Steel: The Steel Guitar Tradition o/the House o/God Churches. Music and Gender, Popular Music and Society Haunted Media: Electronic Presence from Telegraphy to Television. Washington Post, Les Paul: An American Original.

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Guitar Player Major Problems in the History of American Technology. Guitar Player When God Was a Woman. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music Gender, Stringed Musical Instrument, Stringed Musical Instrument, Stringed Musical Instrument, Stringed Musical Instrument, 2,025,875;

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A Time to Rock: A Social History of Rock 'N' Roll. Technology and Culture Instruments of Desire: The Electric Guitar and the Shaping of MusicaL Experience. Rock Over the Edge: Transformations in Popular Music Culture, Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender. Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity, and Subjectivity. Queering the Popular Pitch.