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Drifting on a read : jazz as a model for writing

Author: Michael Jarrett
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1999.
Series: Interruptions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For almost a century, writers such as Ralph Ellison, Michael Ondaatje, and Ishmael Reed have expressed an affinity for jazz, hearing the music as a model for writing. Michael Jarrett examines their work and the work of others who have brought jazz into language, pushing "interpretation" into the realm of "invention.""--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jarrett
ISBN: 0791440974 9780791440971 0791440982 9780791440988 0791441040 9780791441046 0791441032 9780791441039
OCLC Number: 38966047
Description: xiv, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Satura: filé (under) gumbo --
Obbligato: required listening --
Rapsody: the counterfeiters --
Charivari: conjugal riffs.
Series Title: Interruptions.
Responsibility: Michael Jarrett.

Abstract:

"For almost a century, writers such as Ralph Ellison, Michael Ondaatje, and Ishmael Reed have expressed an affinity for jazz, hearing the music as a model for writing. Michael Jarrett examines their work and the work of others who have brought jazz into language, pushing "interpretation" into the realm of "invention.""--Jacket.

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