Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

Emily J. Lordi


Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

  • Title: Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature
  • Author: Emily J. Lordi
  • ISBN: 9780813562513
  • Page: 299
  • Format: ebook



Black Resonance analyzes writings by Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Gayl Jones, and Nikki Giovanni that engage such iconic singers as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin The book focuses on two generations of artists from the 1920s to the 1970s each chapter pairs one writer with one singer to crystallize the artistic practi Black Resonance analyzes writings by Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Gayl Jones, and Nikki Giovanni that engage such iconic singers as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin The book focuses on two generations of artists from the 1920s to the 1970s each chapter pairs one writer with one singer to crystallize the artistic practice they share lyricism, sincerity, understatement, haunting, and the creation of a signature voice.


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