Essays Tagged: "Grunge"

Grunge Literature, What quality in a novel is it which prompts it to be labelled as 'grunge literature'? And why do so many authors of books which fall into this genre object so strenuously to the la

Grunge is the literature and fiction of young people living in inner cities around the world, it is ... s roots back through the history of the novel. There is one common thread which runs throughout all grunge novels, and that is the parody of modern western society and the values which it endorses.Jus ... ody of modern western society and the values which it endorses.Justine Ettler, 'Sydney's Empress of Grunge', is the author of Marilyn's Almost Terminal New York Adventure and The River Ophelia, which ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

TheVines:Rocking Your Brains Out With Enthusism and Rage

also a part of them on stage. The hair that does it - from guitarist Ryan Griffiths's centre-parted grunge affair to Nichols's indie-boy urchin cut. Add on innate, straight-from-the-beach Australian a ...

(2 pages) 45 1 2.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Pop Culture Pie

tock market was rising, Clinton took over as president, and our knowledge of science was expanding. Grunge came on to the music scene, and bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins reigned over the cha ...

(6 pages) 140 3 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Self-presentation and Clothing - Personal Experience

sides, presenting the name of the music that influenced it all, Nirvana. As the initiators of the "grunge" look of the early 90s, Nirvana appealed to the masses of bored youth and exploded as a backl ... " generation. It happened to be my time, and I utterly embraced the concept.The whole point of the "grunge" look was that I did not care what other people thought about me, so I presented myself in a ...

(4 pages) 134 4 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Development and Demise of the "Seattle Sound"

d a degree of difficulty in achieving recognition. The "Seattle sound", often times referred to as "grunge", is notorious for being performed at exceedingly high volume. It has been defined as honest ... raw and unrefined manner, without the aid of electronic polishing. Additionally, a common thread of grunge bands is said to be that they suffer from an uncommonly low rate of recognitionThe affects of ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Slang, youth subculures and rock music

Rock subcultures1. Hippie2. Punk3. Mod4. Skinhead5. Goth6. Industrial7. Hardcore8. Straight Edge9. Grunge10. Alternative11. MetalVI. Dictionary1. Dictionary of youth slang during 1960-70's2. Dictiona ... these major genres encompasses a variety of substyles, such as heavy metal, punk, alternative, and grunge. While innovations in rock music have often occurred in regional centers-such as New York Cit ...

(92 pages) 926 1 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Grunge: The Sound of Seattle

vy sound, but it was crushing and extreme. By late 1991 this sound and attitude had coined the term Grunge, and the bands that were used to playing in small clubs and pubs for a pittance, became megas ... h as Sub Pop became rich and powerful record companies. The band that spear headed this invasion of grunge was Nirvana who became the first alternative band to top the world charts with their second a ...

(21 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Aunt Flo's Funeral - Creative Writing Task

s, a roller disco dancing queen of the seventies, a pin-sticking punk of the eighties and a rocking grunge chick of the nineties. She hasn't missed one trend among those that the generation-X have bee ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Gaggingly Sweet Individual - A practice in stereotyping a goody two shoes.

categorized. There were Goths, wearing all black clothes with complimentary makeup and listening to grunge or heavy metal. Another stereotype was the pessimistic Emo kid who walked around in his “ ...

(4 pages) 1078 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Listening Report â€" Nirvana: In Utero

ompletely created a new genre, and have the largest modern cult followings. Nirvana totally brought grunge to the world, and Manson brought us Alternative Music.Real ALTERNATIVE, as in the other choic ...

(2 pages) 256 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Grunge

The movement of the early 1990's known as grunge was a music category as well as a lifestyle. It began in the Pacific Northwest, by a generati ... nfluenced by metal and punk with heavy power chords and raspy hard edged vocals. It became known as grunge music. It exploded nation wide in the early 90's with the new found fame of the bands Nirvana ... und fame of the bands Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam. Seattle was a haven for grunge music and the lifestyle surrounding it. Bands like Nirvana and the Melvins from Aberd ...

(2 pages) 542 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Grunge

The movement of the early 1990's known as grunge was a music category as well as a lifestyle. It began in the Pacific Northwest, by a generati ... nfluenced by metal and punk with heavy power chords and raspy hard edged vocals. It became known as grunge music. It exploded nation wide in the early 90's with the new found fame of the bands Nirvana ... und fame of the bands Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam. Seattle was a haven for grunge music and the lifestyle surrounding it. Bands like Nirvana and the Melvins from Aberd ...

(2 pages) 1000 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Fuckoff

The movement of the early 1990's known as grunge was a music category as well as a lifestyle. It began in the Pacific Northwest, by a generati ... nfluenced by metal and punk with heavy power chords and raspy hard edged vocals. It became known as grunge music. It exploded nation wide in the early 90's with the new found fame of the bands Nirvana ... und fame of the bands Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam. Seattle was a haven for grunge music and the lifestyle surrounding it. Bands like Nirvana and the Melvins from Aberd ...

(2 pages) 761 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies