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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 75.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Houston A. Baker, Jr. Baker , Houston A. , Jr. Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic . Madison : The University of Wisconsin Press , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Book Reviews 75 Dvorak sums up the apocalyptic...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 105–109.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Russell A. Potter Houston A. Baker , Jr. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1993 . 103 pp. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Book Reviews 1OS Houston A. Baker, Jr. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy. Chicago: University...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 75.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., and liberative imagery in the spirituals respectively drawn from the book of Revelation, the Old Testament, and the exodus narrative. The spirituals cited as examples are "Deep River" and "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel." Boles, the editor, is a Professor of History at Rice University. Baker, Houston A., Jr. Afro...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1989
... of Revelation, the Old Testament, and the exodus narrative. The spirituals cited as examples are "Deep River" and "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel." Boles, the editor, is a Professor of History at Rice University. Baker, Houston A., Jr. Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic. Madison...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 17–49.
Published: 01 September 1989
...- 5. Cited in Houston A. Baker, Jr., Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1988), 158. See Larry Neal, "Aesthetics and Culture," The Drum 9 [1978): r 1-12. 6. Derrick Stewart-Baxter, "The Story of Memphis Slim," Sing Out...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 64–77.
Published: 01 March 1994
... about the need for social and political liberation and the importance of acquiring knowledge and education to defeat the "evils" of white supremacy: ignorance, poverty, disease, and crime. In this respect, rappers have achieved what Houston Baker has called the "deformation of mastery," as opposed...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 70–72.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., as a part of the black vernacular tradition, is but one repository of potential theory for the interpretation and criticism of Afro-American literature, according to Houston Baker's Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1984). The other repository, wherein is inscribed another...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 72–75.
Published: 01 September 1990
...-American literature, according to Houston Baker's Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1984). The other repository, wherein is inscribed another theory of Afrocentric criticism, is the Afro-American rhetorical artifice of signifyin(g) : the ritualistic and existential...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1994
... if it is often one of resentment more than reconciliation. Baker does not, however, pursue these connections himself. What he gives us is the particular drift of his own mind-quick, wide ranging, and provocative. As a result, Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy offers few answers but rather a series...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 163–169.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., 4-5, 20-21, 150 Augustine, Saint, 45 Avis, Paul, 45 "Bad" (song), 119 Bad (video), 108, II 3-20 Baker, Anita, 88n.7, 123 Baker, Houston, 24, 32, 48 Bakhtin, Mikhail, 105-6 Baraka, Amiri. See Jones, LeRoi Barrett, Leonard, 58-59, 61 Barthes, Roland, 100 Bearden, Romare, 101 Beatles, 99 Bebop. See Bop...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1993
... devaluation of black culture and scholarship by those writers who do not share the Book Reviews 87 black experience of subsistence at the underside of history. As explained by cultural and literary critic Houston Baker, the problem that white scholars have in understanding black culture is that they have...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 1990
... and college experiences, where black folk melodies were regularly performed in chapel services, at choral concerts, and at spontaneous gatherings of students. James began his teaching career at Leland College in Baker, Loui- 1982 that "Willis James sacrificed his talent as a violinist to devote himself...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 175–181.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., justification for applying shape-notes to the spirituals in view of the fact that urban Negroes do not use them and rural Negroes should not use them. While I was the director of music at Leland College in Baker, Louisiana, I had every opportunity to compare the students who had sung shape-notes with those who...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): ix–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1995
... at Morehouse College, James began his teaching career in 1923 at Leland College in Baker, Louisiana, where he remained until 1928. It was at Leland that he began his collection of black folk song, using the area surrounding the college (a former sugar plantation along the Mississippi River known...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 50–56.
Published: 01 September 1989
... International 35, no. 5 (May 1982): 25. 1r. Peter Keepnews, "Monk's Music: Wrong Is Right," Downbeat (December 1982): 72. 12. H. Newton Malony, Wholeness and Holiness (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Book House, 1983), 19 too different from the accepted bop; and from 19 51 to 19 57, when he was deprived...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1994
...-Salem's own Dr. H . Rembert Malloy. And what more shall we say? For time would fail us to tell you about Malcolm, glorious Malcolm, or John Hope, Septima Clark, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, W. E. B. Du Bois, Emmett Till, Charles Houston, Zora Neale Hurston, Paul Robeson, Richard Allen, Mary McCleod...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 341–346.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., Marian, 226 Armstrong, Louis, 23, 24, 26 Atlanta University, vii, xviii, 19, 169, 199,219,225,239,242 Auer, Leopold, 40 Bach, Johann Sebastian, 56, 180 Baker, Josephine, 46 Ball, William, 28 ballads, 55, 64-65, 217,218,225,244 Ballanta, Nicholas George Julius, 7, 8, 147, 236 banjo, 45, 49, 54, 205 Banks...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 September 1992
..., 233, 237 Baker, Dorothy, 119 Ballad for Americans, 20 Balzac, Honoré de, 37 Barbirolli, John, 170, 184 Bargy, Roy, 120 Barnet, Charlie, 116, 117 Barthe, Richmond, 10 Bataan, 131 Bates College, 6 Bauer, Harold, 175 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 27, in, 135/ 15I/ 152, 192, 222, 244 Bennett College, 33 Bennett...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 114–123.
Published: 01 September 1992
... popular music. They point, like certain white people, to white players like Bix Biederbeck and others who are said to have initiated certain tricks and styles. Yet in Dorothy Baker's comparatively recent novel, Young Man with a Horn, in which the central figure purports to be Bix, the latter...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 269–277.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., 222 Baacke, Dieter, 100 Bach, Johann Sebastian, 16, 26 Baez, Joan, 214 Baker, Houston A., Jr., 67-68, 73 Balthasar, Hans Urs van, 16 Balzac, Honore de, 176 Band, The, 193 Barrett, Leonard, 211- 12 Barth, Karl, 83, 254, 255 Barthes, Roland, 98 Bayou Legend, A, 154-5 5 "Be Not Dismayed Whate'er Betide...