Old Beats, New Verses: 21 Newly Composed Essays on Turbofolk

Performance of the Nation in Turbofolk: Bibliography & Primary Sources

Archer, Rory. “Assessing Turbofolk Controversies: Popular Music between the Nation and the Balkans.” Southeastern Europe 36.2 (2012): 178-207.

Bhabha, Homi K. Nation and Narration. Routledge, 2013.

Bjelić, Dušan I. “Immigrants as the Enemy: Psychoanalysis and the Balkans' Self-Orientalization.” The Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 87, no. 3, 2009, pp. 488–517. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/40650409.

Blagojevic, Gordana. “Turbo-Folk and Ethnicity in the Mirror of the Perception of the Youtube Users.” Bulletin De LInstitut Etnographique Glasnik Etnografskog Instituta, vol. 60, no. 2, 2012, pp. 155–170., doi:10.2298/gei1202155b.

Gordy, Eric D. The Culture of Power in Serbia: Nationalism and the Destruction of Alternatives. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.

Hudson, Robert. “Songs of Seduction: Popular Music and Serbian Nationalism.” Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 37, no. 2, 2003, pp. 157–176., doi:10.1080/0031322032000084688.

McLaughlin, Kim. Serbia's "Prayer" Wins Eurovision Song Contest. 13 May 2007, www.reuters.com/article/music-finland-eurovision-dc-idUSSCH28177920070516.

Šentevska, Irena. “Turbo-Folk as the Agent of Empire: On Discourses of Identity and Difference in Popular Culture.” Journal of Narrative Theory, vol. 44, no. 3, 2014, pp. 413–441., doi:10.1353/jnt.2014.0013.

Primary Sources
Ceca – “Kukavica” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rdsO-B0I_I
"Covek nije tica" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nyPo86QOuc&t=137s
Marija Šerifović  – “Molitva” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSueQN1QvV4
Mitar Miric – “Ne moze nam niko nista” https://youtu.be/f46LkPDypSY

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