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The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

Steven Loza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816023
eISBN:
9781496816061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816023.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz great Gerald Wilson (1918–2014), born in Shelby, Mississippi, left a global legacy of paramount significance through his progressive musical ideas and his orchestra's consistent influence on ... More


Expanding Views of Comic Art: Topics and Display

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This is a brief interstitial introduction by art historian Kim A. Munson explaining how the period of rediscovery and large survey shows of comic art were followed by specialized shows exploring ... More


Muddying Clear Waters: Carolyn Rodgers’s Black Art

Carmen L. Phelps

in Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036804
eISBN:
9781621039174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Carolyn Rodgers’s poetic works in her poetry collections, including Paper Soul (1968) and Songs of a Black Bird (1969). It explains that Rodgers’ poetry showed that the concept ... More


The Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation

Brian Dolinar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032691
eISBN:
9781617032707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers. The Communist-led John Reed Clubs ... More


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