Jazz as Critique: Adorno and Black Expression Revisited (Paperback)

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Bringing critical theory to bear on music, this book argues that the jazz form models progressive social relations through its foregrounding of a "communal self," an African-American subjectivity that demands recognition of black humanity and alterity.

About the Author


Fumi Okiji is Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781503605855
ISBN-10: 150360585X
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: September 4th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English