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The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism

Author: Walton M Muyumba
Publisher: Chicago : Ill. : University of Chicago Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though thought of as rivals, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Amiri Baraka shared a range of interests. Jazz, in particular, was a decisive influence on their thinking. This title connects their  Read more...

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Named Person: James Baldwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walton M Muyumba
ISBN: 9780226554242 0226554244 9780226554235 0226554236
OCLC Number: 691513496
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 189-196. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XI-216 p.) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Walton M. Muyumba.
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