Pam Grier and the Articulation of Female Subjectivity in Blaxploitation Theme Songs.

Gunst, Stephanie.
2017-04-18T13:56:28.928Z

Abstract: Discussing three films starring Pam Grier, I argue in this thesis that the theme songs within each film musically and lyrically aid in articulating a particular type of African American female subjectivity. Invoking Wayne Kostenbaum's work within diva discourse, I outline the "diva narrative" in Grier's career, from her first starring role in Coffy (1973), signifying her ascension to sta... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Music.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011367
ID: tufts:20842
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