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The Resource Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison, edited by Saadi A. Simawe

Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison, edited by Saadi A. Simawe

Label
Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison
Title
Black Orpheus
Title remainder
music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison
Statement of responsibility
edited by Saadi A. Simawe
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In twentieth-century African American fiction, music has been elevated to the level of religion primarily because of its power as a medium of freedom. This collection explores literary invocations of music
Member of
Dewey number
813/.509357
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Simawe, Saadi
Series statement
  • Garland reference library of the humanities
  • Border crossings
Series volume
  • v. 2097.
  • v. 9
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Music and literature
  • African Americans
  • Musical fiction
  • African American musicians in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Music in literature
Label
Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison, edited by Saadi A. Simawe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Series editor's foreword / Daniel Albright -- Introduction: the agency of sound in African American fiction / Saadi A. Simawe -- Singing the unsayable: theorizing music in Dessa Rose / Jacquelyn A. Fox-Good -- Claude McKay: music, sexuality, and literary cosmopolitanism / Tom Lutz -- Black moves, white way, every body's blues: orphic power in Langston Hughes's The ways of white folks / Jane Olmsted -- Black and blue: the female body of blues writing in Jean Toomer, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones / Katherine Boutry -- That old black magic? Gender and music in Ann Petry's fiction / Johanna X.K. Garvey -- "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing": jazz's many uses for Toni Morrison / Alan J. Rice -- Shange and her three sisters "sing a liberation song": variations on the orphic theme / Maria V. Johnson -- Nathaniel Mackey's unit structures / Joseph Allen -- Shamans of song: music and the politics of culture in Alice Walker's early fiction / Saadi A. Simawe
Control code
ocm52179576
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815331230
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
music
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52179576
Label
Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison, edited by Saadi A. Simawe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Series editor's foreword / Daniel Albright -- Introduction: the agency of sound in African American fiction / Saadi A. Simawe -- Singing the unsayable: theorizing music in Dessa Rose / Jacquelyn A. Fox-Good -- Claude McKay: music, sexuality, and literary cosmopolitanism / Tom Lutz -- Black moves, white way, every body's blues: orphic power in Langston Hughes's The ways of white folks / Jane Olmsted -- Black and blue: the female body of blues writing in Jean Toomer, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones / Katherine Boutry -- That old black magic? Gender and music in Ann Petry's fiction / Johanna X.K. Garvey -- "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing": jazz's many uses for Toni Morrison / Alan J. Rice -- Shange and her three sisters "sing a liberation song": variations on the orphic theme / Maria V. Johnson -- Nathaniel Mackey's unit structures / Joseph Allen -- Shamans of song: music and the politics of culture in Alice Walker's early fiction / Saadi A. Simawe
Control code
ocm52179576
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815331230
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
music
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52179576

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