Moy, Ron: Kate Bush & Hounds of Love (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754657910

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction. Part 1 Her Early Work: The Kick Inside; Lionheart; Never for Ever; The Dreaming. Part 2 Hounds of Love: Commercial context and critical reception of Hounds of Love; The conceptual work; Ideas and influences; Hounds of Love; A daughter of Albion?: Kate Bush and mythologies of Englishness; Genealogy; Creative influences; Accent and 'the grain of the voice'; Language and register; Style indicators; Kate Bush and auteur theory; From ingénue to auteur; Shades and degrees of authorship; Audio texts, video texts; extensions or detractions?; The society of the specular; Pop video; history and developments; An overview of Kate Bush's early videos; Hair of the Hound; The Sensual World: the video; The Line, the Cross and the Curve. Part 3 Her Later Work: The Whole Story; The period leading up to The Sensual World; The Sensual World; This Woman's Work; The period leading up to The Red Shoes; The Red Shoes; The period leading up to Aerial; Aerial: A Sea of Honey; A Sky of Honey; Coda: we become panoramic; Bibliography; Index.