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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes

Cases from Australia and Japan


Part of the Pop Music, Culture and Identity book series (PMCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Rosemary Overell
    Pages 39-72
  3. Rosemary Overell
    Pages 73-92
  4. Rosemary Overell
    Pages 118-169
  5. Rosemary Overell
    Pages 170-176
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 177-211

About this book


An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations, flows and experiences of being in extreme music scenes in Australia and Japan.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of OtagoNew Zealand

About the authors

Rosemary Overell completed a PhD on extreme metal music at the University of Melbourne, Australia. After teaching in Melbourne, she moved to the University of Otago, New Zealand, to take up a lecturer position in the Department of Media, Film and Communication. Currently, she is researching how nikkeijin (Japanese-Brazilians working in Japan) relate to Japanese national space through their experiences in extreme metal music.

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