The Vapors, "Turning Japanese" (1980)

Gardner, Abigail S ORCID: 0000-0003-2994-741X (2022) The Vapors, "Turning Japanese" (1980). In: One Hit Wonders: An Oblique History of Popular Music. Bloomsbury, London, pp. 119-128. ISBN 9781501368431

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A short essay on The Vapors' 1980 hit 'Turning Japanese' that argues the song is part of a trend of Orientalist readings of Japanese culture.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Chapter 13
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Creative Arts
Research Priority Areas: Creative Practice and Theory
Depositing User: Abigail Gardner
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2021 09:59
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2023 11:18

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