Langston Hughes & the Blues

Langston Hughes & the Blues

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qDrawing on a deep understanding of the shades and structures of the blues, Steven C. Tracy elucidates the vital relationship between this musical form And The art of Langston Hughes, preeminent poet of the Harlem Renaissance. Tracy provides a cultural context For The poet's work and shows how Hughes mined African-American oral and literary traditions to create his blues-inspired poetry. Through a detailed comparison of Hughes's poems to blues texts, Tracy demonstrates how the poetics, structures, rhythms, and musical techniques of the blues are reflected in Hughes's experimental forms. The volume also includes a discography of recordings by the blues artists--Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and others-who most influenced Hughes, updated in a new introduction by the author.qThe volume also includes a discography of recordings by the blues artists--Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and others-who most influenced Hughes, updated in a new introduction by the author.aquot;


Title:Langston Hughes & the Blues
Author: Steven Carl Tracy
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2001
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