Blues legacies and Black feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday

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Vintage, 1998 - 464 стор.
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The author of "Women, Race and Class" suggests that "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday represent a black working-class, feminist ideology and historical consciousness. Davis' illuminating analysis of the songs performed by these artists provides readers with a compelling and transformative understanding of their musical and social contributions and of their relation to both the African-American community and American culture. of photos.

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Davis explains that the Blues genre belongs to women just as much as it does men. Davis stated that the Blues provided a space where women could express themselves in new ways. By analyzing the work ... Читати огляд повністю

BLUES LEGACIES AND BLACK FEMINISM: Gertrude ``Ma'' Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday

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An earnest attempt by the well-known scholar (Women, Culture, and Politics, 1989, etc.) and activist to see three great African-American singers as part of a black feminist tradition. In her ... Читати огляд повністю

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USED TO BE YOUR SWEET MAMA
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MAMAS GOT THE BLUES
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HERE COME MY TRAIN
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Davis studied at Brandeis University and at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. She lives in California and teaches Black Philosophy and Aesthetics as well as courses in women's studies.

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