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Author Murray, Albert, author.

Title Collected essays & memoirs / Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : The Library of America, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    814 Murray,A MUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    814 MUR    Available
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Description xi, 1049 pages ; 21 cm.
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Series The library of America ; 284
Library of America ; 284.
Note Selected nonfiction writings originally published 1964-2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 956-1020) and index.
Contents The omni-Americans -- South to a very old place -- The hero and the blues -- Stomping the blues -- The blue devils of Nada -- From the briarpatch file -- Other writings. "The problem" is not just black and white ; U.S. Negroes and U.S. Jews : no cause for alarm ; "Soul" : thirty-two meanings not in your dictionary ; "Stone" : definition and usage ; Two nations? Only two? ; Bearden in theory and ritual ; Three omni-American artists ; Jazz : notes toward a definition -- Chronology.
Subject Murray, Albert.
African American authors -- Biography.
American essays -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Music -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Essays.
Added Author Gates, Henry Louis, Jr, editor.
Devlin, Paul, 1980- editor.
Added Title Works. Selections
Albert Murray, collected essays & memoirs
Collected essays and memoirs
ISBN 159853503X (hardback)
9781598535037 (hardback)

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