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Author Mathes, Carter, 1971-

Title Imagine the sound : experimental African American literature after civil rights / Carter Mathes.

Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the acoustics of unfreedom -- The sonic field of resistance: free jazz and the horizon of black aesthetic expansion -- Apocalyptic soundscapes: listening to Henry Dumas's short fiction -- Peering into the maw: Larry Neal's aesthetic universe -- Sonic futurity in Toni Cade Bambara's The salt eaters -- The radical tonality of James Baldwin's post/civil rights blues -- Epilogue: sounding the long civil rights moment.
Summary Contents Introduction: The Acoustics of Unfreedom 1. The Sonic Field of Resistance: Free Jazz and the Horizon of Black Aesthetic Expansion 2. Apocalyptic Soundscapes: Listening to Henry Dumas's Short Fiction 3. Peering into the Maw: Larry Neal's Aesthetic Universe 4. Sonic Futurity in Toni Cade Bambara's The Salt Eaters 5. The Radical Tonality of James Baldwin's Post-Civil Rights Blues Epilogue: Sounding the Long Civil Rights Moment Acknowledgments Notes Index.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th centiury -- History and criticism.
Literature, Experimental -- United States -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9781452942919 (electronic bk.)
1452942919 (electronic bk.)