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Musical Rhetoric:
Selected Sources

Beebee, Thomas O. "Ballad of the Apocalypse: Another Look at Bob Dylan's 'Hard Rain'." Text & Performance Quarterly 11 (1991): 18-34.
Brown, Matthew P. "Funk Music as Genre: Black Aesthetics, Apocalyptic Thinking and Urban Protest in Post-1965 African-American Pop." Cultural Studies 8 (1994): 484- .
Carter, David A. "The Industrial Workers of the World and the Rhetoric of Song." Quarterly Journal of Speech 66 (1980): 365-375.
Cummings, Melbourne S., and Abhik Roy.  Manifestations of Afrocentricity in Rap Music. Howard Journal of Communications 13 (2002) 59-76.
Denisoff, R. Serge. Sing a Sing of Social Significance. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State UP, 1983.
Denisoff, R. Serge, and Mark H. Levine. "The Popular Protest Song: The Case of 'Eve Of Destruction'" Public Opinion Quarterly 35 (1971): 117-122.
Francesconi, Robert. "Free Jazz and Black Nationalism: A Rhetoric of Musical Style." Critical Studies in Mass Communication 3 (1986): 36-49.
Gonzalez, Alberto, and John J. Makay. "Rhetorical Ascription and the Gospel According To Dylan." Quarterly Journal of Speech 69 (1983): 1- .

Gregg, Richard B.

"The Ego-Function of the Rhetoric of Protest." Philosophy & Rhetoric 4 (1971): 7191.

Holmberg, Carl Bryan. "Toward the Rhetoric of Music: Dixie." Southern Speech Communication Journal 51 (1985):
Irvine, James R., and Walter G. Kirkpatrick. "The Musical Form in Rhetorical Exchange: Theoretical Considerations." Quarterly Journal of Speech 58 (1972): 272- .
Knupp, Ralph E. "A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven: Rhetorical Dimensions of Protest Music." Southern Speech Communication Journal 46 ( 1981): 377–389.
King, Stephen A. "The Co-optation of a 'Revolution': Rastafari, Reggae, and the Rhetoric of Social Control." Howard Journal of Communications 10 (1999): .

Kosokoff, Stephen, and Carl W. Carmichael.

"The Rhetoric of Protest: Song, Speech, and Attitude Change." Southern Speech Communication Journal 35 (1970): 295302.

LeCoat, Gerard G. "Music and the Three Appeals of Classical Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 62 (1976): 157-166.
Lynch, Christopher. "Ritual Transformation Through Michael Jackson's Music Video." Journal of Communication Inquiry 25 (2001): .
Makay, John J., and Alberto Gonzalez. "Dylan's Biographical Rhetoric and the Myth of the Outlaw Hero." Southern Speech Communication Journal 52 (1987): .
Mohrmann, G. P, and F. Eugene Scott. "Popular Music and World War II: The Rhetoric of Continuation." Quarterly Journal of Speech 62 (1976): 145-156.
Palmer, David L. "Virtuosity as Rhetoric: Agency and Transformation in Paganini's Mastery of the Violin." Quarterly Journal of Speech 84 (1998): 341-357.
Sanger, Kerran L. "Functions of Freedom Singing in the Civil Rights Movement: The Activists' Implicit Rhetorical Theory." Howard Journal of Communications 8 (1997): 179-195.
Sellnow, Deanna D. "Music as Persuasion: Refuting Hegemonic Masculinity in 'He Thinks He'll Keep Her'."Women's Studies in Communication 22 (1999): 66-84.
Sellnow, Deanna, and Timothy Sellnow. "The 'Illusion of Life' Rhetorical Perspective: An Integrated Approach to the Study of Music as Communication." Critical Studies in Media Communication 18 (2001): 395-415.
Theodore, Matula. "Contextualizing Musical Rhetoric: A Critical Reading Of The Pixies' 'Rock Music'." Communication Studies 51 (2000): 218-237.
Zolten, J. Jerome. "Media-Driven Evolution of the African American Hard Gospel Style as a Rhetorical Response to Hard Times." Howard Journal of Communications 7 (1996): 185- .