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Reading Production and Culture

UK Teen Girl Comics from 1955 to 1960

Joan Ormrod

. They differed from better known comics such as School Friend, Bunty , and Girl , produced for younger female readers, because they featured romance stories, make up and fashion advice, quizzes, and pop music and they were aimed at an older female

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‘Men Don't Cry Over Women’

Expressions of Love and Grief in Egyptian Popular Music

Ahmed Abdelazim

. According to Hasso (2020) , the celebration of violence in movies has been in part a response to the political turmoil in the country and the systemic violence sponsored by the state. Upper-Class Pop Music and Failed Love Al-ughnīyah al

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Sounds German?

Popular Music in Postwar Germany at the Crossroads of the National and Transnational

Kirkland A. Fulk

Circulation, Global Networks and Contemporary Pop Music,” Atlantic Studies 1, no. 1 (2004): 85–106, here 90ff. 12 See Kodwo Eshun, More Brilliant than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Fiction . (London, 1998), 3; Sean Albeiz, “Post-soul Futurama: African

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Guest Editorial

Queering Girlhood

Barbara Jane Brickman

out to the world of international pop music and female fan practices, Hannah McCann and Clare Southerton's work considers the queer potential in fans (known as Directioners) of recent boy band phenomenon, One Direction. Their article, “Repetitions of

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Lu Yang

An Artist in Transformation

Ari Heinrich, Livia Monnet, and Gabriel Remy-Handfield

as inspiration the influence of Japanese popular cultures of anime, manga, video games, and pop music, including Neon Genesis Evangelion , GANTZ , Inuyashiki , and Sword Art Online , to name a few. And like these manga and anime, Lu Yang often

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“Loving and Cruel, All at the Same Time”

Girlhood Identity in The Craft

Emily Chandler

cemetery screening of The Craft played to an audience of thousands, and included a Q&A session with three of the film’s stars ( Avery 2013 ). In 2015, the British pop music group Little Mix made a video homage to The Craft for their single, Black Magic

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Dangerous speculation

The appeal of pyramid schemes in rural Siberia

Leonie Schiffauer

, supported by pop music, and, occasionally, reluctant applause from the audience. The first speaker, one of the experienced partners, gave a ceremonial introductory speech, confidently claiming that WIC Holding was part of a rapidly growing MLM industry

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Social Criticism through Humour in the Digital Age

Multimodal Extension in the Works of Aleix Saló

Javier Muñoz-Basols and Marina Massaguer Comes

humour on the basis of phonetic and semantic associations, humour that is directed towards both the comic reader and the video watcher. With regard to the intertextuality with cultural icons, allusions to television, cinema, pop music, literature, art and

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Beyond the Glittering Golden Buddha Statues

Difference and Self-transformation through Buddhist Volunteer Tourism in Thailand

Brooke Schedneck

surprised by the technology monks used, as he thought Buddhism valued silence and contemplation. In an interview he said: “The monks don’t follow the rule about entertainment and are clapping, singing, dancing, especially to K-pop [Korean pop music].” He was

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

, a nickname for people who enjoy funk. What followed was the criminalization of funk during parties in favelas, while it was framed as pop music 4 when the audience was white, middle class, and outside the favela (for a detailed discussion, see