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Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem

Jean-Philippe Marcoux
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780739166734 (cloth : alk. paper), 0739166735 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The sound of grammar : blues and jazz as meta-languages of storytelling in Langston Hughes's Ask your mama
  • Move on up : free jazz and rhythm and blues performativities as creative acts of cultural re-inscription in David Henderson's De mayor of Harlem
  • Sister in the struggle : jazz linguistics and the feminized quest for a communicative 'sound' in Sonia Sanchez's Home coming and We a baddDDD people
  • Birth of a free jazz nation : Amiri Baraka's jazz historiography from Black magic to Wise why's y's.
Description
x, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Errata sheet inserted.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-217) and index.
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