Blues Legacies And Black Feminism

Author: Angela Yvonne Davis
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Through a close and riveting analysis of these artists' performances, words, and lives, Davis uncovers the unmistakable assertion and uncompromising celebration of non-middle-class, non-heterosexual social, moral, and sexual values.


Author: Hélène Grimaud
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Die faszinierende Autobiographie der Weltklassepianistin und Wolfsexpertin Hélène Grimaud!

Encyclopedia Of Feminist Literature

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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Lauding her early works was KITCHEN TABLE/ WOMEN OF COLOR PRESS,
which publishes out-of- print works by feminist and lesbian authors. Davis turned
to the history of black artists with Blues Legacy and Black Feminism: Gertrude
MaRainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday (1998), a chronicle of the black
female singer's contribution to autonomy and prefeminist rhetoric. By creating the
musical genre of women's blues, the stars of that field modeled the
independence and ...

Words And Songs Of Bessie Smith Billie Holiday And Nina Simone

Author: Melanie E. Bratcher
Publisher: Routledge
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Instrumental vocalization technique in the songs of Billie Holiday. Journal of
Gender Studies, 11(1), 17–28. Davis, A. (1999a). Blues legacies and black
feminism: GertrudeMaRainey, Bes- sie Smith, and Billie Holiday. New York:
Vintage. ———. (1999b). Prison abolition. In W. Mosley, M. Diawara, C. Taylor,
and R. Austin (Eds.), Black genius (pp. 193–214). New York: W. W. Norton. Davis,
E. L. (1933). Lifting as we climb: The National Association of Colored Women.
Washington, DC: ...

Encyclopedia Of The Harlem Renaissance

Author: Aberjhani
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130171
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Further Reading Davis, Angela Y. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude
MaRainey, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Drake, Nick, and Jackie Kay. Bessie Smith. New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
, Incorporated 1997. — Aberjhani Smith, Clara (1894–1935) singer With her
recording of such songs as “Awful Moaning Blues” in 1923, Clara Smith became
known as “Queen of the Moaners,” and among female BLUES singers of the era
was ...

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: Bill C. Malone
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616661
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... for Bessie Smith: The World's Greatest Blues Singer, Columbia Records
GP33CV1040; Blues Classics by Memphis Minnie, Blues Classics 1, Arhoolie
Records BC-1; Angela Y. Davis, Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude
MaRainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday (1998); W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls
of Black Folk (1903); Peter B. Gallager, St. Petersburg Times (6 August 1982);
Alberta Hunter, Amtrak Blues, Columbia Records JC36430; Buzzy Jackson, A
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Give My Poor Heart Ease Enhanced Ebook

Author: William Ferris
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807899720
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BLueS aNd woMeN Albee, Edward. The Death of Bessie Smith. New York:
Coward-McCann, 1960. Albertson, Chris. Bessie. New York: Stein & Day, 1972.
Bourgeois, Anna Stong. Blueswomen: Profiles of 37 Early Performers, with an
Anthology of Lyrics, 1920–1945. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1996. Davis, Angela
Y. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: GertrudeMaRainey, Bessie Smith, and
Billie Holiday. New York: Pantheon Books, 1998. Freeland, David. Ladies of Soul