Black Soundscapes White Stages
The Meaning of Francophone Sound in the Black Atlantic
||Hill, Edwin C.|
|Series title:||The Callaloo African Diaspora Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $42.95|
| Book Description: |
Black Soundscapes White Stages explores the role of sound in understanding the African Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic, from the City of Light to the islands of the French Antilles. From the writings of European travelers in the seventeenth century to short-wave radio transmissions in the early twentieth century, Edwin C. Hill Jr. uses music, folk song, film, and poetry to listen for the tragic cri n#65533;gre.
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