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The Muse is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word
This wide-ranging, ambitiously interdisciplinary study traces jazz's influence on African American poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to contemporary spoken word poetry. Examining established poets such as Langston Hughes, Ntozake Shange, and Nathaniel Mackey as well as a generation of up-and-coming contemporary writers and performers, Meta DuEwa Jones highlights the inter ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published June 30th 2011 by University of Illinois Press
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