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Multilingual Metal Music

By Amanda DiGioia
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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781839099489
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Music
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This multi-disciplinary book explores the textual analysis of heavy metal lyrics written in languages other than English including Japanese, Yiddish, Latin, Russian, Hungarian, Austrian German, and Norwegian. Topics covered include national and minority identity, politics, wordplay, parody, local/global, intertextuality, and adaptation.

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