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Emotion, Meaning and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... at a happy memory to being overcome with sadness. It helps us celebrate with friends, share important moments with lovers and cope with the loss of those close to us (see Partridge 2015). Again, this is why music is so effective...

Psychedelic Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and countercultural (Partridge 2015: 509–11). By the close of the 1960s, following the Summer of Love, the focus of psychedelic discourse was shifting away from Eastern spirituality to Western occultism. Although the occult has always been part...

Reggae

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... religious contexts, such as Kumina rituals (which mixed African drumming styles with Afro-Christian hymn-singing), have had a significant musicological and ideological influence on reggae (see, Bilby and Leib 1986; Partridge 2010; Ryman 1984;...

Introduction

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... John 2004; Stowe 2011; Weston and Bennett 2014; Young 2015). There are also several studies of the relationship between religion/the sacred and popular music (e.g. Partridge 2014; Sylvan 2003; Till 2010), as well as a good number that focus...

Morbidity, Violence and Suicide

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010); J.T. Brink & J. Oppenheimer (eds), Killer Images: Documentary Film, Memory and the Performance of Violence (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012); E. Christianson & C. Partridge (eds), Holy...

The Undead and the Uncanny

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of popular music Gothic, I want to briefly introduce a few points that I have developed elsewhere regarding music’s unique power to construct ‘affective space’.See Partridge, Lyre of Orpheus, 37–59; C. Partridge, ‘Popular Music, Affective Space,...

Transfiguration, Devotion and Immortality

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... and theological meaning’, as Victor Turner described themV. Turner, ‘The Center Out There: Pilgrim’s Goal’, History of Religions 12.3 (1973), 223. – involve what I have theorized as ‘the transfiguration of celebrity’.Partridge, Lyre...

Death, Transgression and the Sacred

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of Human Mortality (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002), 21–38. The sacred, the profane, transgression and death As I have discussed elsewhere,C. Partridge, The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (New York: Oxford University...

Mortality and Immortality

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... perspective-centre to whom alone the vast panorama is disclosed. If I vanish, everything vanishes.’H.H. Farmer, Reconciliation and Religion. Gifford Lectures, 1951. Ed. by C. Partridge (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 1998), 160. Hence, I can...

Folk Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... narrative acts and storytelling. Against this multifaceted background, we can readily see why folk music has always been (and remains) difficult to define (Lloyd 1967; Woods 1979; Slobin 2011; Partridge 2014).Two figures who observed...