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American Humors
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American Humors ab 78.99 € als Taschenbuch: Reading Jazz in United States Literature. Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Wissenschaft, Sprachwissenschaft,

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American Humors
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Herman Melville''s Moby-Dick a jazz novel? NathanielHawthorne as playful as Charlie Bird Parker? MarkTwain and Ralph Ellison trading twelves, across thegulf of time, on the "American" character? These arejust some of the questions explored in AmericanHumors. Beginning with Hawthorne and ending with ToniMorrison, this book offers a jazz-inflected tourof the literary history of the United States. Alongthe way, we see how American writers extend theachievements of their literary ancestors, we see thewell-springs of the creative process, we see how theinsistence upon improvisation becomes the foundationfor a national art form and way of life. With thenineteenth-century American Renaissance and thetwentieth-century Harlem Renaissance serving asbookends, American Humors investigates the variedhues and frequencies of art and experience in theUnited States and the global context.

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American Humors
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Herman Melville''s Moby-Dick a jazz novel? Nathaniel Hawthorne as playful as Charlie Bird Parker? Mark Twain and Ralph Ellison trading twelves, across the gulf of time, on the 'American' character? These are just some of the questions explored in American Humors. Beginning with Hawthorne and ending with Toni Morrison, this book offers a jazz-inflected tour of the literary history of the United States. Along the way, we see how American writers extend the achievements of their literary ancestors; we see the well-springs of the creative process; we see how the insistence upon improvisation becomes the foundation for a national art form and way of life. With the nineteenth-century American Renaissance and the twentieth-century Harlem Renaissance serving as bookends, American Humors investigates the varied hues and frequencies of art and experience in the United States and the global context.

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American Humors
71,99 € *
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Herman Melville''s Moby-Dick a jazz novel? Nathaniel Hawthorne as playful as Charlie Bird Parker? Mark Twain and Ralph Ellison trading twelves, across the gulf of time, on the 'American' character? These are just some of the questions explored in American Humors. Beginning with Hawthorne and ending with Toni Morrison, this book offers a jazz-inflected tour of the literary history of the United States. Along the way, we see how American writers extend the achievements of their literary ancestors; we see the well-springs of the creative process; we see how the insistence upon improvisation becomes the foundation for a national art form and way of life. With the nineteenth-century American Renaissance and the twentieth-century Harlem Renaissance serving as bookends, American Humors investigates the varied hues and frequencies of art and experience in the United States and the global context.

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