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Seems Like Murder Here
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Seems Like Murder Here

Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition
Adam Gussow
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Seems Like Murder Here

Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition
Adam Gussow
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Winner of the 2004 C. Hugh Holman Award from the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Seems Like Murder Here offers a revealing new account of the blues tradition. Far from mere laments about lost loves and hard times, the blues emerge in this provocative study as vital responses to spectacle lynchings and the violent realities of African American life in the Jim Crow South. With brilliant interpretations of both classic songs and literary works, from the autobiographies of W. C. Handy, David Honeyboy Edwards, and B. B. King to the poetry of Langston Hughes and the novels of Zora Neale Hurston, Seems Like Murder Here will transform our understanding of the blues and its enduring power.

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Publisher
The University of Chicago Press
Year
2010
ISBN
9780226311005
Topic
Social Sciences
Subtopic
Sociology

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