I Feel Love: Disco and Its Discontents

  title={I Feel Love: Disco and Its Discontents},
  author={Tavia Nyong’o},
Is there an intellectual history of disco? If there is or will one day be, such a history will surely not neglect Tim Lawrence's 2003 study, Loves Saves the Day.1 Nestled within what is broadly billed as "a history of American dance music culture" in the 1970s—a phrasing that cannily duplicates the music industry's own code-switching from "disco" to "dance music" at the end of the decade whose history Lawrence charts—is a story at once more generi cally precise and geographically diffuse. It is… Expand
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