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Black Resonance - a book by Lordi, Emily J.

Black Resonance

Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

Black Resonance( )
Author: Lordi, Emily J.
Series title:The American Literatures Initiative Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $88.00
Book Description:

Black Resonance analyzes writings by Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Gayl Jones, and Nikki Giovanni that engage such iconic singers as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin. The book focuses on two generations of artists from the 1920s to the 1970s; each chapter pairs one writer with one singer to crystallize the artistic practice they share:...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:1.29 Pounds

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