Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Just her disguise

The beauty of the internet is the possibility of sharing information of all kinds, and even at no costs for the end user (yes I know, let's just forget the ugly parts for a moment). Here is an example: In The University of Oslo's institutional repository (DUO) you may read Tonje Håkensen's masterthesis «Don’t you realize it’s Just Her Disguise? Performances of femininity by Kim Gordon, Tori Amos and Gillian Welch" (University of Oslo 2007). Gender, norms, stereotypes and women in music, illustrated by the artists mentioned in the subtitle. I don't know if it's a good thesis yet, that's not my main point today, but I bet it is! (I found the info on the Norwegian site

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