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Author Jones, Meta DuEwa

Title The muse is music : jazz poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to spoken word / Meta DuEwa Jones

Publ Info Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PS310.J39 J66 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS310.J39 J66 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The new Black studies series
New Black studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Riff, remembrance, and revision -- Listening to what the ear demands : Langston Hughes on the (jazz) record -- Jazz prosody : the gendered contours of the post-soul Coltrane poem -- New traditions, new translations -- Opening the canary's cage : sex, gender, and the jazz body -- A cave canem continuum or a dark room renaissance : from jazz improvisation to hip-hop stylization -- When the muse is music : scripting collaboration and improvisation
LC subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Jazz in literature
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Music and literature -- History -- 20th century
African American musicians in literature
African Americans in literature
Jazz musicians in literature
English language -- Rhythm
ISBN 0252036212 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780252036217 (hardcover : alk. paper)