Listening to the Bones: A Meditation on Torch Singer and Ghost Stories

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This chapter considers how stories about torch singers and torch singing might be be used to counter liners and simple constructions of women singer's identity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Green Window
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the Giant City Conference on Performative Writing
EditorsLynn C. Miller, Ronald J. Pelias
Place of PublicationIllinois USA
PublisherSouthern Illinois University Press
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • performative writing
  • torch singers
  • torch singing
  • haunting
  • autoethnography
  • performance studies

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