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Author Moskowitz, Marc L.
Title Cries of joy, songs of sorrow : Chinese pop music and its cultural connotations / Marc L. Moskowitz.
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2010]

Subject Popular music -- China -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Taiwan -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- China.
Add Title Chinese pop music and its cultural connotations
Description 1 online resource (xii, 165 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156), discography (p. 139-140) , and index.
Contents The tail wags the dog : Taiwan's musical counter-invasion of China -- China's mandopop roots and Taiwan's gendered counter-invasion of the PRC -- Hybridity and its discontents : popular music in Taiwan -- Message in a bottle : lyrical laments and emotional expression in mandopop -- Men writing songs for women who complain about men : mandopop's gender construction in Taiwan and the PRC -- A man for all occasions : charisma and differing masculinity in mandopop -- Mandopop under siege : culturally bound criticisms of Taiwan's pop music.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441671387 (electronic bk.)
1441671382 (electronic bk.)
9780824837655 (electronic bk.)
0824837657 (electronic bk.)
9780824833695 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0824833694 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780824834227 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0824834224 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 663885200
Additional Format Print version: Moskowitz, Marc L. Cries of joy, songs of sorrow. Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010 9780824833695 (DLC) 2009019774 (OCoLC)327638912