Music in Youth Culture: A Lacanian Approach

By Jan Jagodzinski

Track in formative years tradition examines the fantasies of post-Oedipal early life cultures as displayed at the panorama of renowned track from a post-Lacanian point of view. Jan Jagodzinski, knowledgeable on Lacan, psychoanalysis, and education's dating to media, continues new set of signifiers is needed to know the sliding signification of latest 'youth'. He discusses subject matters resembling the figurality of noise, the perversions of the song scene by way of boyz/bois/boys and the hysterization of it by way of gurlz/girls/grrrls. track in formative years tradition additionally examines the postmodern 'fan (addict)', techno tune, and dad track icons. Jagodzinski increases the Lacanian query of 'an ethics of the Real' and asks educators to reconsider 'youth' tradition.

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