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7 edition of Disintegrating the Musical found in the catalog.

Disintegrating the Musical

Black Performance and American Musical Film

by Arthur Knight

  • 353 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Musical films,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • USA,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • African American Studies,
  • American Studies,
  • Film & Television Studies,
  • African Americans in motion pi,
  • African Americans in motion pictures,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9542544M
    ISBN 100822329638
    ISBN 109780822329633

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      It’s written like a musical, with the first chapter acting as an overture, introducing the themes and motifs to be revisited throughout the book, and moving deep into the history of .   The musical, based on the parables in the Gospel of Matthew with lyrics from the Episcopal Hymnal, is at its heart about love of neighbor, and a public tired of confrontation embraced it.


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Disintegrating the Musical covers territory both familiar—Show Boat, Stormy Weather, Porgy and Bess—and obscure—musical films by pioneer black director Oscar Micheaux, Lena Horne’s first film Disintegrating the Musical book Duke Is Tops, specialty numbers tucked into better-known features, and lost classics like the short Jammin’ the Blues.

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"Disintegrating the Musical combines meticulous documentation with a balanced temporally and conceptually building argument Knight's book should be used as more than just an examination of a generic form, or of, indeed, particularly racial : Arthur Knight.

Disintegrating the Musical tracks and analyzes this history of musical representations of African Americans, from blacks and whites in blackface to black-cast musicals to jazz shorts, from sorrow songs to show tunes to bebop and : Disintegrating the Musical tracks and analyzes this history of musical representations of African Americans, from blacks and whites in blackface to black cast musicals to jazz shorts, from sorrow songs to show tunes to be-bop and : Arthur Knight.

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Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American From the earliest sound films to the present, American cinema has represented African Americans as decidedly musical.

Disintegrating the Musical tracks and analyzes this history of musical representations of African Americans, from blacks and whites in blackface to black-cast musicals. Arthur Knight is Associate Professor of American Studies and English at the College of William & Mary. He is coeditor of Soundtrack Available: Essays on Film and Popular Music, pu.

Disintegrating the Musical, he writes, arose from his interest in a later period of black musical performance – black-cast musicals like Car Wash, blaxploitation cinema, and “integrationist – or even polyracial – pop musicals like Fame” [], and he closes his book with what, in many ways, would seem to be a proposal for a second volume).

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