Hardback The shadow and the act : black intellectual practice, jazz improvisation, and philosophical pragmatism / Walton M. Muyumba.
Publication year: 2009
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : Universi
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780226554242 (pbk.) : 0226554244 (pbk.) : 9780226554235 (hbk.) : 0226554236 (hbk.) :
Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Amiri Baraka shared a passion for jazz music. It was a decisive influence on their thinking, and, as this book reveals, they drew on their insights into the creative process of improvisation to analyze race and politics in the civil rights era.
192 p. ; 22 cm.