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The Resource Beyond the sound barrier : the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction, Kristin K. Henson

Beyond the sound barrier : the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction, Kristin K. Henson

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Beyond the sound barrier : the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction
Title
Beyond the sound barrier
Title remainder
the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction
Statement of responsibility
Kristin K. Henson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beyond the Sound Barrier examines twentieth-century fictional representations of popular music-particularly jazz-in the fiction of James Weldon Johnson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Langston Hughes, and Toni Morrison. Kristin K. Henson argues that an analysis of musical tropes in the work of these four authors suggests that cultural ""mixing"" constitutes one of the central preoccupations of modernist literature. Valuable for any reader interested in the intersections between American literature and the history of American popular music, Henson situates the literary use of popular music as a
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
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Henson, Kristin K.
Dewey number
813/.509357
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.J38
LC item number
H45 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literary criticism and cultural theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Jazz in literature
  • American fiction
  • African Americans
  • Music and literature
  • Musical fiction
  • African American musicians in literature
  • Jazz musicians in literature
  • Music in literature
  • Race in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African American musicians in literature
  • African Americans
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Jazz in literature
  • Jazz musicians in literature
  • Music and literature
  • Music in literature
  • Musical fiction
  • Race in literature
  • Literatur
  • Jazz
  • USA
Label
Beyond the sound barrier : the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction, Kristin K. Henson
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-154) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Original Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE A sympathetic, singing instrument: Musical Tropes and Cultural Fusion in James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography if an Ex-Coloured Man; CHAPTER TWO A big sensation -- CHAPTER THREE Musical Range: Langston Hughes's The Ways of White Folks; CHAPTER FOUR Only in the head of a musician: The Powers of Music in Toni Morrison's Jazz; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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865579079
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 159 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136726804
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865579079
Label
Beyond the sound barrier : the jazz controversy in twentieth-century American fiction, Kristin K. Henson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-154) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Original Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE A sympathetic, singing instrument: Musical Tropes and Cultural Fusion in James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography if an Ex-Coloured Man; CHAPTER TWO A big sensation -- CHAPTER THREE Musical Range: Langston Hughes's The Ways of White Folks; CHAPTER FOUR Only in the head of a musician: The Powers of Music in Toni Morrison's Jazz; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
865579079
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 159 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136726804
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865579079

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