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Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents a narrative that was written by Still in response to Forsythe's 1933 letter requesting materials for the proposed biography. The first part is a detailed account of Still's ... More


New Horizons: Sahdji to the Bronze Booklets

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The narrative of Sahdji, which Alain L. Locke published in both The New Negro as a short story and in Plays of Negro Life as a one-act drama, uses the form of a folk tale. An African king, Konombju, ... More


Squandering Your Potential with Richard Bruce Nugent

Brian Glavey

in The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190202651
eISBN:
9780190202675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202651.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines early texts of Richard Bruce Nugent that share an experimental use of ellipses. Nugent developed the elliptical style in his description of his own drawing, “Sahdji.” The ... More


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