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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
...T. R. Johnson This essay narrates an experience of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans to reflect on jazz, blues, slavery, race, community, diaspora, memory, and gentrification. It contextualizes itself through details of a particular neighborhood in New Orleans...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 3–4.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., like a distress signal. An oil refinery’s unspeakable quota spilled up into its single Olympic torch. The semiconductors crackling with likelihoods. All the jazz that didn’t make it into the bible. The part where Simon Peter slips the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... is often used as a synonym for displacement of longer-term residents, the link between them is not uncontested. T. R. Johnson, a professor of English but also a well-known host of a jazz show on the local New Orleans radio station WWOZ, speaks to the power of music in healing wounds...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 148–152.
Published: 01 May 2012
... professor of cultural studies and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. His most recent books are Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (Columbia University Press, 2006) and Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz (Verso, 2008). His current book...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as the sun was setting, going out to jazz clubs in neighborhoods where the signs were written more often in Arabic than in French, places so far away from tourist attractions that she wondered if they were in Paris at all. She had the minnesota review clung to Eric's side, often drifting...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Aristotle’s Poetics, or Abstract Expressionism, Existentialism, Beat Literature, and Bebop Jazz. Although it covered old-fashioned intellectual rather than social history, the program put me in touch with big pictures. It struck a resonant chord within me. Early and late, my work aims for...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 81–88.
Published: 01 November 2009
... their other boa, Jazz Hands. It would be his past all over again: A tiny rainforest, this time north of Manhattan, where two snakes would curl in sunshine like a caduceus. That night when she went to bed she felt dry again. She heard the club let out and the bok choy...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 87–104.
Published: 01 May 2008
... series of performances, poetry readings, and jazz to the New Haven public schools. It’s not that hard to make the connections, but it takes some thought in terms of presenting what the high school and middle school teachers can use. You can’t just take some esoteric...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 219–230.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... These lenses expose American class stratification in an era when the gap between haves and have-nots was great indeed. Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby at the height of the Jazz Age; the novel famously describes wealth and ostentation at Gatsby’s endless party, and it...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 256–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... little boy hanging around the big boy jazz musicians. It’s current. It has become part of our dictionary. It adds a certain nuance of meaning—we’re all cats. I suppose we are all a bit beat, but we certainly aren’t beat because times are hard” (27). Ellison’s semi-ironic...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 179–193.
Published: 01 May 2005
... welfare state is something to be avoided? Lott You draw all those connections well. You're right, there is in that bebop piece an attempt to show that, in the radical decade of the 40s, certain kinds of style centered on jazz and zoot-suit culture authorized political and collective gestures...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... first English edition of a classic of popular music theory —​ Alejo Carpentier’s Music in Cuba ([1946] University of Minnesota Press, 2001). His own theories on popular music appeared in his study of Latin music: Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz (Verso, 2008). Brennan is...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 159–177.
Published: 01 May 2005
... concern for book publishing? Bauerlein In the survey we asked people how often they participate in certain art-forms—how often do they go to a museum or gallery; how often do they go to the theatre; how often do they listen to opera or jazz; how often do they attend a dance performance; and...