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The Resource Cross-rhythms : jazz aesthetics in African-American literature, Keren Omry

Cross-rhythms : jazz aesthetics in African-American literature, Keren Omry

Label
Cross-rhythms : jazz aesthetics in African-American literature
Title
Cross-rhythms
Title remainder
jazz aesthetics in African-American literature
Statement of responsibility
Keren Omry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cross-Rhythms investigates the literary uses and effects of blues and jazz in African-American literature of the twentieth century. Texts by James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Gayl Jones, Toni Morrison and Ishmael Reed variously adopt or are consciously informed by a jazz aesthetic; this aesthetic becomes part of a strategy of ethnic identification and provides a medium with which to consider the legacy of trauma in African-American history. These diverse writers are all thoroughly immersed in a socio-cultural context and a literary aesthetic that embodies shift
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Omry, Keren
Dewey number
810.98960730904
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
O47 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Jazz
  • Jazz in literature
  • American literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Jazz in literature
  • Jazz
  • Literatur
  • Jazz
  • Schwarze
  • USA
  • Literature
Label
Cross-rhythms : jazz aesthetics in African-American literature, Keren Omry
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-184) 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
Blues notes : a discourse of race in the poetry of Langston Hughes, in Their eyes were watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, and in Corregidora, by Gayl Jones -- Bebop spoken here : performativity in Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison -- Modes of experience : modal jazz and the authority of experience in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo jumbo, Toni Morrison's The bluest eye and Song of Solomon -- Free jazz : postracialism and collectivity in Toni Morrison's 'Recitatif' and Paradise
Control code
676695855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (189 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441179616
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676695855
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Cross-rhythms : jazz aesthetics in African-American literature, Keren Omry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-184) 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
Blues notes : a discourse of race in the poetry of Langston Hughes, in Their eyes were watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, and in Corregidora, by Gayl Jones -- Bebop spoken here : performativity in Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison -- Modes of experience : modal jazz and the authority of experience in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo jumbo, Toni Morrison's The bluest eye and Song of Solomon -- Free jazz : postracialism and collectivity in Toni Morrison's 'Recitatif' and Paradise
Control code
676695855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (189 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441179616
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676695855
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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