Blues Legacies And Black Feminism

Author: Angela Yvonne Davis
ISBN: 9780349105222
Size: 67.86 MB
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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.

Black Pearls

Author: Daphne Duval Harrison
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813512808
Size: 51.10 MB
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Mother Of The Blues

Author: Sandra R. Lieb
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9780870233944
Size: 35.61 MB
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Briefly portrays the life of the influential blues singer, Ma Rainey, discusses the development of her music, and analyzes the theme of love in her music

If You Can T Be Free Be A Mystery

Author: Farah Jasmine Griffin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684868083
Size: 13.81 MB
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Unravels the myths surrounding Billie Holiday and presents her as a dedicated artist who struggled with her own addictions and suffering to succeed as a singer.

Queen Of The Blues

Author: Jennifer Warner
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1629173886
Size: 45.31 MB
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Likewise, she settled with a husband, Jack Gee, who mistreated her in every possible way. This book looks at the incredible and influential life of Bessie Smith.

Women Imagine Change

Author: Eugenia C. DeLamotte
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415915311
Size: 33.70 MB
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Here, for the first time, is a collection of women's writings from all over the world, across a span of twenty-six hundred years, which speaks to the ways women have resisted oppression and the methods they have found to gain power over ...


Author: Chris Albertson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300107562
Size: 58.42 MB
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This book--a revised and expanded edition of the biography--debunks many of the myths that have circulated since her untimely death in 1937. 45 illustrations.