Week 11: Britpop

Watch

Live Forever: The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop – In Italiano from Jack83 on Vimeo.

Listen

Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 1 Britain Strikes Back

Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 2 Cool Britannia

Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 3 Oasis vs Blur

Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 4 The Party’s Over

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Reading

Andy Bennett (1997) ‘“Village greens and terraced streets”: Representations of “Britishness” in Britpop’, Young: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 5(4): 20-33.

Andy Bennett and Jon Stratton [eds] (2010) Britpop and the English Music Tradition, Farnham: Ashgate Publishing [intro .pdf]

John Harris (2003/2010) The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock, London: Harper Perennial

David Hesmondhalgh (2001) “British Popular Music and National Identity”, in David Morley and Kevin Robins [eds.], British Cultural Studies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 273-286

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