Fangirls by Hannah Ewens | Hardie Grant Publishing

Fangirls Scenes From Modern Music Culture


 From Beatlemania in the early 1960s to the Directioners and Beyhive of today, female music fans have long driven the objects of their affection to the dizzying heights of life-changing fame. But marginalized fan groups are never given appropriate credit. Frequently derided, their worlds and communities are self-contained and rarely investigated by cultural historians and commentators.

Yet without these people, in the past, records would have gathered dust on shelves, unsold and forgotten. Now, concerts wouldn’t sell out and revenue streams from merchandising would disappear, changing the face of the music industry as we know it. 
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ISBN:

9781787132412

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

Weight:

330g

RRP:

£14.99

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

25 July 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hannah Ewens

Hannah is currently Features Editor and writer at VICE, having previously worked at Dazed and Confused. She writes about youth culture, mental health, music and film for publications that include the Guardian and the Telegraph. Her interview subjects include everyone from Patti Smith and Deftones to Jennifer Lawrence and Sofia Coppola. Over her short but rapidly rising career, she has proven that her intimate, humorous and analytical writing