The Resource The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism, Walton M. Muyumba, (electronic resource)

The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism, Walton M. Muyumba, (electronic resource)

Label
The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism
Title
The shadow and the act
Title remainder
black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism
Statement of responsibility
Walton M. Muyumba
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Though often thought of as rivals, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Amiri Baraka shared a range of interests, especially a passion for music. Jazz, in particular, was a decisive influence on their thinking, and, as The Shadow and the Act reveals, they drew on their insights into the creative process of improvisation to analyze race and politics in the civil rights era. In this inspired study, Walton M. Muyumba situates them as a jazz trio, demonstrating how Ellison, Baraka, and Baldwin's individual works form a series of calls and responses with each other. Muyumba
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muyumba, Walton M
Dewey number
  • 781.65
  • 810.9/3578
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
M89 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Baldwin, James
  • Baraka, Amiri
  • American literature
  • Jazz in literature
  • Jazz
  • Improvisation (Music)
Label
The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism, Walton M. Muyumba, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: vamping til ready -- Movement I: Three ways of looking at a yardbird: Charlie Parker and the theorization of jazz improvisation in the work of Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Le Roi Jones/Amiri Baraka -- Movement II: Black is, black ain't: violence, black masculinity, and the novel as democratic symbol -- Movement III: Cutting session: Baldwin as intellectual prizefighter, Baldwin as improvising intellectual -- Movement IV: Improvising over the changes: improvisation as intellectual and aesthetic practice in the transitional poems of Le Roi Jones/Amiri Baraka -- Coda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282239814
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000773751
  • (EBL)448567
  • (OCoLC)434595849
  • (SSID)ssj0000244885
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12075444
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000244885
  • (PQKBWorkID)10174731
  • (PQKB)10849544
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000122447
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC448567
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000773751
Label
The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism, Walton M. Muyumba, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: vamping til ready -- Movement I: Three ways of looking at a yardbird: Charlie Parker and the theorization of jazz improvisation in the work of Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Le Roi Jones/Amiri Baraka -- Movement II: Black is, black ain't: violence, black masculinity, and the novel as democratic symbol -- Movement III: Cutting session: Baldwin as intellectual prizefighter, Baldwin as improvising intellectual -- Movement IV: Improvising over the changes: improvisation as intellectual and aesthetic practice in the transitional poems of Le Roi Jones/Amiri Baraka -- Coda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282239814
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000773751
  • (EBL)448567
  • (OCoLC)434595849
  • (SSID)ssj0000244885
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12075444
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000244885
  • (PQKBWorkID)10174731
  • (PQKB)10849544
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000122447
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC448567
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000773751

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