Country Music as Reflection on the American Culture by Juliane Hanka

By Juliane Hanka

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2005 within the topic American experiences - tradition and utilized Geography, grade: 1,5, Dresden Technical collage (Unstitut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), path: Readings in North American Cultural stories, 14 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: In my time period paper i'll research the query “Why is state song in the US so popular?” consequently, i'm going to pay attention to the advance of nation song from conventional folks track to advertisement track. i'll give some thought to the affects of the immigrants who entered america to construct a courageous new international, assorted to the previous wo rld of Europe, which they assumed to be overpopulated and morally corrupt. at the foundation of a number of chosen books and articles, like these of invoice Malone, Seymor Martin Lipset and Rachel Rubin, i'm going to emphasize the that means of the main conventional track of the US. reading alterations within the musical improvement, i'll clarify them because of the country’s altering social conditions by utilizing the instance of the Bakersfield circulate within the Nineteen Thirties. i'll in addition define an important evidence and occasions in regards to the song, together with the lifestyles and paintings of Merle Haggard, who completely represented the topic of nostalgia in kingdom tune. on the finish, i'll emphasize the economic point of nation track, its Western photograph and the excessive potency of the Nashville track publishing industry.

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