Performing glam rock : gender and theatricality in popular music

  title={Performing glam rock : gender and theatricality in popular music},
  author={P. Auslander},
  • P. Auslander
  • Published 2006
  • Art
  • When it first appeared in the early 70s, glam rock stood counterculture and psychedelic rock on their heads. The glam phenomenon featured flamboyant, overtly theatrical, and artificial personae constructed through costume, makeup, and sets and was personified by performers, such as David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Bryan Ferry, and Suzi Quatro. "Performing Glam Rock" situates the glam rock phenomenon historically and examines it as a set of performance strategies. Philip Auslander explores the ways in… CONTINUE READING
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