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Conversations with Albert Murray

Author: Albert Murray; Roberta S Maguire
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1997.
Series: Literary conversations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a cultural critic, biographer, essayist, and novelist, Albert Murray has had a wide-ranging and pro-found influence on American art in the decades since the Second World War. Artists as diverse as Walker Percy, Romare Bearden, and Wynton Marsalis have drawn from Murray and his ideas on jazz and the blues, modern consciousness, and the role of race in the American identity."--BOOK JACKET. "Yet this is the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interview
interviews
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murray, Albert.
Conversations with Albert Murray.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1997
(OCoLC)605171986
Named Person: Albert Murray; Albert Murray; Albert Murray; Albert Murray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Murray; Roberta S Maguire
ISBN: 1578060079 9781578060078 1578060087 9781578060085 9781604738940 1604738944
OCLC Number: 36565856
Description: xiv, 167 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Waging War on Social Science / Hollie I. West --
A Conversation with Al Murray / Fred Beauford --
Taking a Leaf: A Talk with Albert Murray / Marvin Gelfand --
Albert Murray: Riffing It / Beverly Grunwald --
Albert Murray Talks the Blues / Jason Berry --
Albert Murray: Up Tempo or "The Velocity of Celebration" / Beverly Bateman --
To Hear Another Language / Alvin Ailey, James Baldwin and Romare Bearden [et al.] --
The Book, Like the Man, Is Deliberately Reserved / Robert C. Trussell --
A Jazz Jam with a Pen / Joe Cohen --
Jazz Rules Life of Basie Biographer / Robert Becker --
Talking with Albert Murray: A Hero and the Blues / Gene Seymour --
An Interview with Albert Murray, Author of The Spyglass Tree / John Seigenthaler --
Honor for a Writer Who Puts Blues in His Words / Stephan Salisbury --
The Unsquarest Person Duke Ellington Ever Met / Mark Feeney --
Albert Murray on Stage: An Interview / Louis Edwards --
The Soloist: Albert Murray's Blues People / Joe Wood --
An Intellectual Godfather to Two Generations of Writers, Thinkers, and Artists / Tom Piazza --
Murray, a Great Black Hope at 79, Stomps on Literary Establishment / Michael J. Agovino --
The Omni-American / Tony Scherman --
Albert Murray: Extensions and Elaborations / Roberta S. Maguire.
Series Title: Literary conversations series.
Responsibility: edited by Roberta S. Maguire.

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As a cultural critic, biographer, essayist, and novelist, Albert Murray has had a wide-ranging and profound influence on American art in the decades since the Second World War. This is the first book  Read more...

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