A Michael Jackson bibliography


Anthony Neale, M. (2009) ‘Conjuring Michael,’ Blog post – available online: http://newblackman.blogspot.com/ (retrieved 6/7/09)

Awkward, M. (1995) ‘“A Slave to the Rhythm”: Essential(ist) Transmutations; Or, the Curious Case of Michael Jackson,’ in Negotiating Difference: Race, Gender and the Politics of Positionality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 175-192.

Baudrillard, J. (1993) The Transparency of Evil. London: Verso.

Brackett, D. (2002) ‘(In Search of) Musical Meanings: Genres, Categories and Crossover,’ in Hesmondhalgh, D. and Negus, K. eds Popular Music Studies. London: Arnold, pp. 65-84.

Dyson, M. (1993) ‘Michael Jackson’s Postmodern Spirituality,’ Reflecting Black: African-American Cultural Criticism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 35-63.

Epstein, D. and Steinberg, D. (2007) ‘The Face of Ruin: Evidentiary Spectacle and the Trial of Michael Jackson,’ Social Semiotics 17, 4, 441-458.

Erni, J. (1998) ‘Queer Figurations in the Media: Critical Reflections on the Michael Jackson Sex Scandal,’ Critical Studies in Mass Communication 15, 2, 158-180.

Frith, S. (2002) Performing Rites. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fuchs, C. (1995) ‘Michael Jackson’s Penis,’ in Brett, P. et al Cruising the Performative: Interventions into Representing of Ethnicity, Nationality and Sexuality. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 13-33.

Gilroy, P. (1996) The Black Atlantic: Modernity and the Double Consciousness. London: Verso.

Gray, H. (2006) ‘Michael Jackson, Television, and Post-Op Distasters,’ Television & New Media 7, 1, 41-50.

Haraway, D. (2004) The Haraway Reader. New York: Routledge.

Hills, M. (2007) ‘Michael Jackson Fans on Trial? “Documenting” Emotivism and Fandom in Wacko About Jacko,’ Social Semiotics 17, 4, 459-477.

Johnson, V. (1993) ‘The Politics of Morphing: Michael Jackson as Scientific Border Text,’ Velvet Light Trap 32, 58-65.

King, J. (1999) ‘Form and Function: Superstardom and Aesthetics in the Music Videos of Michael and Janet Jackson,’ Velvet Light Trap 44, 80-96.

Kitzinger, J. and Moorti, S. (2007) ‘Introduction to “Framing Michael Jackson: Celebrity on Trial”,’ Social Semiotics 17, 4, 413-415.

Martin, G. (1995) ‘Slayed in Fame,’ in Kureishi, H. and Savage, J. eds The Faber Book of Pop. London: Faber and Faber, 775-785.

Mercer, K. (1993) ‘Monster Metaphors: Notes on Michael Jackson’s Thriller,’ in Frith, S. et al eds Sound and Vision: The Music Video Reader. London: Routledge, pp. 93-108.

Silberman, S. (2007) ‘Presenting Michael JacksonTM,’ Social Semiotics 17, 4, 417-440.

Tate, G. (1992) ‘I’m White! What’s Wrong with Michael Jackson?’ in Flyboy in the Buttermilk. New York: Simon and Schuster, 95-99.

Wallace, M. (1990) ‘Michael Jackson, Black Modernisms, and “the Ecstacy of Communication,”’ in Invisibility Blues. New York: Verso, pp.77-90.

Whiteley, S. (2005) Too Much, Too Young: Popular Music, Age and Gender. London: Routledge, 36-44.

Williams, P. (2009) ‘Viewpoint: Michael Jackson – Nothing Left to Prove,’ Music Week 4th July, p.2-3.

Williams, P. (2009) ‘Michael Jackson 1958-2009,’ Music Week 4th July, p.1.

Willis, S. (1990) ‘I Want the Black One: Is There a Place for Afro-American culture in commodity Culture?,’ New Formations 10, 77-97.

Yuan, D. (1996) ‘The Celebrity Freak: Michael Jackson’s Grotesque Glory’ in Thomson, R. ed Freakery. New York: NYU Press, pp. 368-400.

Zuberi, N. (2002) ‘India Song: Popular Music Genres Since Economic Liberalization,’ in Hesmondhalgh, D. and Negus, K. eds Popular Music Studies. London: Arnold, pp. 238-250.