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Fascinating Rhythm How Have American Writers Written About Jazz, And How Has Jazz Influenced American Literature In Fascinating Rhythm, David Yaffe Explores The Relationship And Interplay Between Jazz And Literature, Looking At Jazz Musicians And The Themes Literature Has Garnered From Them By Appropriating The Style, Tones, And Innovations Of Jazz, And Demonstrating That The Poetics Of Jazz Has Both Been Assimilated Into, And Deeply Affected, The Development Of Twentieth Century American Literature Yaffe Explores How Jewish Novelists Such As Norman Mailer, J D Salinger, And Philip Roth Engaged Issues Of Racial, Ethnic, And American Authenticity By Way Of Jazz How Ralph Ellison S Descriptions Of Louis Armstrong Led To A Neoconservative Movement In Contemporary Jazz How Poets Such As Wallace Stevens, Hart Crane, Langston Hughes, And Frank O Hara Were Variously Inspired By The Music And How Memoirs By Billie Holiday, Charles Mingus, And Miles Davis Both Reinforced And Redeemed The Red Light Origins Of Jazz The Book Confronts The Current Jazz Discourse And Shows How Poets And Novelists Can Be Placed In It Often With Problematic Results Fascinating Rhythm Stops To Listen For The Music, Demonstrating How Jazz Continues To Speak For The American Writer.

  • Hardcover
  • 230 pages
  • Fascinating Rhythm
  • David Yaffe
  • English
  • 09 December 2018
  • 0691123578

About the Author: David Yaffe

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10 thoughts on “Fascinating Rhythm

  1. says:

    priceless book for those interested in the cross racial influences of america s art form, jazz as well as those interested in the ways that jazz infused and inspired works of literature in the 20th century.

  2. says:

    I read this pretty repeatedly, finding numerous parallels with the modern day music critic in their attempt to explain hiphop Jazz, however, has proven a lotnuanced This book tackles a couple of dissimilar elements in its analyses where is the language to define jazz, to explain its rhythms and tone What of the political of jazz what can be said about the infusion of Jews into the culture How do jazz musicians themselves attempt to shape their public image through the written word Th I read this pretty repeatedly, finding numerous parallels with the modern day music critic in their attempt to explain hiphop Jazz, however, has proven a lotnuanced This book tackles a couple of dissimilar elements in its analyses where is the language to define jazz, to explain its rhythms and tone What of the political of jazz what can be said about the infusion of Jews into the culture ...

  3. says:

    Yaffe juxtaposes a wide range of provocative materials here canonical and less familiar American literary texts, classic jazz recordings, televised moments of performance but his style is a little too breezy for my taste, seeming less like rigorous criticism andlike pleasantly engaging journalism.

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