‘A Little Too Ironic’: The Appropriation and Packaging of Riot Grrrl Politics by Mainstream Female Musicians

@article{Schilt2003ALT,
  title={‘A Little Too Ironic’: The Appropriation and Packaging of Riot Grrrl Politics by Mainstream Female Musicians},
  author={Kristen Schilt},
  journal={Popular Music and Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={16 - 5}
}
  • Kristen Schilt
  • Published 2003
  • Art
  • Popular Music and Society
  • Female rock musicians have had difficulty making it in the predominantly white male rock world. Joanne Gottlieb and Gayle Wald note that women’s participation in rock music usually consists of bolstering male performance, in the roles of groupie, girlfriend, or back-up singer (257). Even in punk rock, women are often treated as a novelty by the music press and cultural critics. Male bands such as the Sex Pistols and the Damned achieve rock notoriety while their female counterparts, like the… CONTINUE READING
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