Nature and Nation: National Identity and Environmentalism in Icelandic Popular Music Video and Music Documentary

@article{Dibben2009NatureAN,
  title={Nature and Nation: National Identity and Environmentalism in Icelandic Popular Music Video and Music Documentary},
  author={Nicola Dibben},
  journal={Ethnomusicology Forum},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={131 - 151}
}
Many Icelandic musicians have claimed that the Icelandic popular music scene has helped create a new Icelandic identity since the nation gained independence in 1944. This paper examines the character of that identity and its relationship to wider societal concerns in contemporary Iceland, in particular environmental politics and the conflation of nation with nature. This analysis reveals the ways in which popular music and its moving image are shaped by, and the varied responses they offer to… 
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