Albert Murray and the aesthetic imagination of a nation

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .

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Statementedited by Barbara A. Baker.
ContributionsBaker, Barbara A.
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LC ClassificationsPS3563.U764 Z53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23862476M
ISBN 109780817316976, 9780817355937, 9780817384883
LC Control Number2009044306

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Baker is executive director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Auburn University, the author of The Blues Aesthetic and the Making of American Identity in the Literature of the South, and the editor of Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation.

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Maguire (Contributor). She has published on diverse topics, from the modernist influences on the American southern novelist Albert Murray (in Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation, University of Alabama Press, ) to the treatment of September 11th photos in cultural memory and contemporary fiction (in the “About Images” series of Nomadikon.

“Albert Murray and Visual Art.” in Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation. Barbara Baker. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, “Jazz Autobiography and the Cold War.” Popular Music and Society (Winter ): “Ann Petry, Ralph. Albert Murray, born in Alabama onwas a special, even quintessential American writer for the twentieth century: Local and global, black.

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Jay Lamar, Sidney. To fully understand Albert Murray's jazz aesthetic, a vital part of the worldview he called "Cosmos Murray," you have to read his first book, The Omni-Americans ().The collection of essays. Albert Murray, a self-described “riff-style intellectual” whose novels, nonfiction books and essays drew on the free-wheeling spirit of jazz and whose works underscored how black culture and.

Paul Devlin's essay "Albert Murray and Visual Art" appeared in the book Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation (University of Alabama, ). He is the editor of Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones, as told to Albert Murray (University of Minnesota, ).

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CHOICE, January “East African Hip Hop: Youth Culture and Globalization” by Mwenda. The rich work of Albert Murray is indispensable to this approach, as indicated in my short piece, "Greg Thomas and the Professor," published in Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation (Pebble Hill/University of Alabama Press, ), and my afterword to Murray Talks Music: Albert Murray on Blues and Jazz (Minnesota University.

The writer Albert Murray, a maverick intellectual who challenged widespread assumptions about U.S. and African American culture, has died in New York City at age   Albert Lee Murray was born onin Nokomis, Ala., to middle-class parents who soon gave him up for adoption to Hugh Murray, a laborer, and his wife, Matty.

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