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ANT322 Lec 7 Subcultures cont.pdf
ANT322 Lec 7 Subcultures cont.pdf

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University of Toronto St. George
Marcel Danesi

Lec 7 Subcultures cont. March-06-13 2:02 PM Lec 7 - Next test: whatever is covered since today Culture: - Music, language, rituals, belief systems, - 1950s = parallel culture ○ There was a gap between the two cultures (whatever culture parallel to) - Protests, 'sit-ins' - Chuck Berry = demonstrated that race did not matter - There was a philosophical coalescence of ideas - Counter culture ○ Music more complex and sophisticated, political - No subcultures at the time (50s) - First true subcultures ○ Heavy, punk, disco, grunge Punk Culture The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Dr. Frank-N-Furter: - "Give yourself over to absolute pleasure. Swim the warm waters of sins of the flesh - - erotic nightmares beyond any measure, and sensual daydreams to treasure forever. Can't you just see it? Don't dream it, be it." - Idea of - Gothic, horror, animalistic, carnival The music in itself is a subversive act Yorkville - Bob Dylan performed here, a place where LSD and Marijuana was bought / dealt Madonna - "Like a Virgin" - Music video in Vienna - Profanity - Venice = most important carnival in the world, famous for their masks - Lion = male, masculinity, verility - She is full of Estrogen, she is her own woman - MTV came out around that time - Madonna was Italian, meaning 'a lady' ○ Rosary (religious) - Icon = religious image (original meaning?) ○ Today we use the word icon = someone who became extremely famous (e.g. Elvin Presley, Marilyn Monroe) ○ Celebrities in the secular world Venice is the most feminine city in Italy - Rulers were both male and female equally - high heels = elegance and sexuality and power The world of carnival, if not more so than the world of the sacred Chuck Berry - "Roll over Beethoven" Horror and Sex: - Became united in youth culture - Pure Transgression: early punk bands - stage acts were carivaleqsue - Bakhtinian theory Carl Young - Interplay of death - Shadow culture -Goth, no light, focus on death and the dark New wave and grunge: - Milder form, Nirvana - Nirvana album (1991) - powerful, hardly punk, 'grunge' (garage) - Today: punk is like Green Day A subculture breaking away in style from the larger culture. Often pegged as part of postmodernity Clockwork Orange Goth Culture - What is gothic literature? - Subculture, nihilists - Subcultures inform the main culture, they are the carnivalesque mock the main culture Lectures Page 1 - Subcultures inform the main
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