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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joel Dinerstein Duke University Press 2007 Blowin' Hot and Cool: Jazz and Its Critics . By John Gennari. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2006. xiv, 480 pp. $35.00. Fascinating Rhythm: Reading Jazz in American Writing . By David Yaffe. Trenton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Scott Saul 2005 Blows like a Horn: Beat Writing, Jazz, Style, and Markets in the Transformation of U.S. Culture . By Preston Whaley Jr. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2004. 260 pp. $29.95; Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry . By T. J. Anderson III...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
... endorse the ‘‘historical feeling’’ of exile and affiliation for a wide variety of excluded social actors. Stephanie Foote, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Jazz...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 855–857.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Borshuk © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cross-Rhythms: Jazz Aesthetics in African-American Literature . By Keren Omry. London: Continuum. 2009. 189 pp. $120.00. Writing the Future of Black America: Literature of the Hip-Hop Generation . By Daniel Grassian...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and Science. By Michael Golston. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xv, 272 pp. $55.00. The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism. By Walton M. Muyumba. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xi, 216 pp. Cloth, $48.00; paper, $18.00...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Raphael Allison Emancipating Pragmatism: Emerson, Jazz, and Experimental Writing. By Michael Magee. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xii, 247 pp. Paper, $27.50. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Mendi Lewis Obadike Duke University Press 2007 Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity . By Alexander G. Weheliye. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 286 pp. $22.95. Kinds of Blue: The Jazz Aesthetic in African American Narrative. By Jurgen E. Grandt. Columbus...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku . By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature . By John K. Young...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 583–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Marjorie Pryse In Jazz , Morrison explores the transferential relation between book and reader, invoking Kleinian object relations, Gates's Talking Book, and her characters' search for lost mothers to drive the reader into his or her own psychoanalytic search for origins. Joe, Violet, and Dorcas...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 803–829.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kate McCullough McCullough's essay analyzes the impact of the figure of the refugee on both the story and the narrative structure of Diana Abu-Jaber's 1993 novel Arabian Jazz . What initially looks like a fairly predictable immigrant narrative rapidly engages a story of transnational movement...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... for Jazz (1961), which renders his dual commitment to a black transnationalist public and an innovative African diaspora jazz poetics. Ask Your Mama features the interaction of African cultures in the Americas and Africa, with its evocation of Afro-Caribbean as well as African American music and its...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Adam Gussow 2006 Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music . By Ronald Radano. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. xix, 417 pp. Paper, $27.50. Freedom Is, Freedom Ain't: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties . By Scott Saul. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2003. xiv, 394 pp...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2012
... . By Woodson Jon . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 272 pp. $55.95 . The Muse Is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word . By Jones Meta DuEwa . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2011 . xiv , 304 pp. $55.00 . © 2012 by Duke University Press...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Gayle Wald Book Reviews  841 James Weldon Johnson’s Modern Soundscapes. By Noelle Morrissette. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2013. xiii, 243 pp. Paper, $45.00. Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem. By Jean...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
...William J. Maxwell Sounding Real: Musicality and American Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century . By Ruotolo Cristina L. . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . x, 170 pp. Cloth , $34.95 ; e-book, $34.95 . Jazz in the Time of the Novel: The Temporal Politics...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 303–330.
Published: 01 June 2015
... both poets make with the bebop jazz of Charlie Parker and his colleagues. By taking “jazz” less as a specific body of sounds than as a conceptual provocation to rethink the very idea (and ideal) of poetry as a musical phenomenon, Hughes and Olson—both individually and together—help us make new sense...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Invisible Man grows from uncritically admiring traditional images of power to understanding complicated visual presentations of blackness, he learns to value the complexity of African American cultural existence. Like Ellison's investment in jazz and blues, his deployment of visual art infuses his writing...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 December 2020
... into a range of aesthetic experiences. This can be observed in the Beethovenian ekphrasis featured in prose works by James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, and Ralph Ellison—four writers whose works have also been considered indebted to blues and jazz musical influences and who approach...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and the sources from which it has progressed—jazz, ragtime, swing, blues, boogie-woogie, and be-bop—this poem on contemporary Harlem, like be-bop, is marked by conflict...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of excluded social actors. Stephanie Foote, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Jazz Country: Ralph Ellison in America. By Horace Porter. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press...