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Tuxedo Junction : essays on American culture

Author: Gerald Lyn Early
Publisher: New York : Ecco Press : Distributed by Norton, ©1989.
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Genre/Form: Music
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Early, Gerald Lyn.
Tuxedo Junction.
New York : Ecco Press : Distributed by Norton, ©1989
(OCoLC)610206459
Online version:
Early, Gerald Lyn.
Tuxedo Junction.
New York : Ecco Press : Distributed by Norton, ©1989
(OCoLC)626884954
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Lyn Early
ISBN: 0880012323 9780880012324
OCLC Number: 19455363
Description: xvii, 334 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Jesse Jackson's Black Bottom, or, Crossing the roads at Tuxedo Junction --
The Color Purple as everybody's protest art --
Waiting for Miss America --
The return of Miss America --
Her picture in the papers : remembering some black women --
Hot spicks versus cool spades : three notes toward a cultural definition of prizefighting --
"I only like it better when pain comes" : more notes toward a cultural definition of prizefighting --
Ringworld --
The grace of slaughter : Joyce Carol Oates's On Boxing --
American prizefighter : Chris Mead's 'Champion: Joe Louis, black hero in white America' --
James Baldwin's neglected essay : prizefighting, the white intellectual, and the racial symbols of American culture --
The case of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka --
Addendum : Jackie Robinson, Amiri Baraka, Paul Robeson, and a note on politics, sports, and the black intellectual --
A new readings of Herman Melville's "Benito Cereno" --
Needed : useful black literary history --
Langston Hughes festival keynote lecture --
Play without ceasing : Thelonious Monk and Earl Hines --
On Good Morning Blues : the autobiography of Count Basie --
"And I will sing of joy and pain for you" : Louis Armstrong and the great jazz traditions --
On Marion Brown's 'Recollections: Essays, Drawings, Miscellanea' and Al Young's 'Kinds of Blue' --
The passing of jazz's old guard : remembering Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, and Sonny Stitt --
Appendix : The fight: Patterson vs. Liston / by James Baldwin.
Responsibility: Gerald Early.

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