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Introduction

John Lowney

in Jazz Internationalism: Literary Afro-Modernism and the Cultural Politics of Black Music

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041334
eISBN:
9780252099939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041334.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

There have been a number of outstanding studies that articulate the importance of black music for “Afro-modernist” literary production since Paul Gilroy’s seminal The Black Atlantic: Modernity and ... More


Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature

Gene Andrew Jarrett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743386
eISBN:
9780814743874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The political value of African American literature has long been a topic of great debate among American writers, both black and white, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama. This book traces the ... More


Jazz Internationalism: Literary Afro-Modernism and the Cultural Politics of Black Music

John Lowney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041334
eISBN:
9780252099939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041334.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Jazz Internationalism argues for the critical significance of jazz in Afro-modernist literature, from the beginning of the Great Depression through the radical social movements of the 1960s. Through ... More


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