Celeste's Reviews > Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday

Blues Legacies and Black Feminism by Angela Y. Davis
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Jun 16, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: race-studies, women-s-studies
Recommended for: feminists and blues fans and everyone else
Read in August, 2007

An excellent analysis of early women's blues as a social critique.

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message 1: by Lauren (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:50AM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

Lauren oh yay! i'm so glad you liked this book. :) Isn't it awesome how she transcribes the lyrics from all the several hundred songs?

message 2: by Celeste (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:50AM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

Celeste yeah, that was really impressive!

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