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Swinging the Vernacular Jazz and African American Modernist Literature

by Michael (Texas Tech University, USA) Borshuk

Part of the Studies in African American History and Culture Series

Swinging the Vernacular Jazz and African American Modernist Literature Synopsis

This book looks at the influence of jazz on the development of African American modernist literature over the 20th century, with a particular attention to the social and aesthetic significance of stylistic changes in the music.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415804004
Publication date: 9th June 2009
Author: Michael (Texas Tech University, USA) Borshuk
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Literary studies: general,

About Michael (Texas Tech University, USA) Borshuk

Michael Borshuk is Assistant Professor of African American literature in the department of English at Texas Tech University. He has published book chapters and critical articles on Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, William Carlos Williams and Mina Loy. He also writes on jazz regularly for Coda Magazine.

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