Image de l'éditeur

Words and Songs of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone: Sound Motion, Blues Spirit, and African Memory (Studies in African American History and Culture)

Bratcher, Melanie E.

1 avis par Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0415980291 / ISBN 13: 9780415980296
Edité par Routledge
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Couverture souple
Vendeur Broad Street Books (Branchville, NJ, Etats-Unis)

Vendeur AbeBooks depuis 16 octobre 2008

Quantité disponible : 1

Acheter D'occasion
Prix: EUR 79,43 Autre devise
Livraison : EUR 3,39 Vers Etats-Unis Destinations, frais et délais
Ajouter au panier

A propos de cet article

0415980291 Hardcover, Blue boards with white lettering. Book is in Excellent condition, pages are clean and tight. N° de réf. du libraire 37263

Poser une question au libraire

Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Words and Songs of Bessie Smith, Billie ...

Éditeur : Routledge

Reliure : PAPERBACK

Etat du livre :Fine

A propos de ce titre

Présentation de l'éditeur:

This book explores the relationship between three African American women's dance-art-music sensibilities within the context of a Pan African aesthetic. Its purpose is three-fold: to show commonalities between Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone's lives and original compositions; to codify, examine and evaluate their selected song performances in accordance with the Pan African aesthetic "Nzuri theory/model;" and to illuminate the vast sources of transformational values that aesthetic analysis of African American song performance can foster.

Following concordant procedures and principles of Afrocentricity, the study focuses on Smith, Holiday and Simone's performances as part of a whole African artistic and cultural value system. The goal of the Afrocentric methodological structure is to locate relevant African dynamics in songs and to promote knowledge for cultural transformation and continuity. Its use in this study provides meta-criteria for analyzing African American music, which the author has used to uniquely argue connections between African cultural memory and African-derived cultural expression.

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Description de la librairie

We run a small book shop. If you have any questions about a particular book, please feel free to ask. Thanks for checking out my shop ...

Visitez la page d?accueil du vendeur

Conditions de vente :

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're
dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if
the order hasn't
arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you've changed
your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a
question link to contact
us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Conditions de livraison :

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Afficher le catalogue du vendeur

Modes de paiement
acceptés par le vendeur

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue