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Graham, T. Austin
The great American songbooks : musical texts, modernism, and the value of popular culture / T. Austin Graham
Alternate Title Musical texts, modernism, and the value of popular culture
New York : Oxford University Press, c2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS228.M87 G73 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Music in literature
Songbooks, English -- United States -- History and criticism
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism
Music, Influence of
Sheet music -- United States -- History
Modernism (Literature) -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 293 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents Musical literature, its theory and practice -- Songs not in thy songs: musical forms and American free verse -- The literary soundtrack: F. Scott Fitzgerald's heard and unheard melodies -- Make them black and bid them sing: musical poetics, racial transformation, and the Harlem renaissance -- "Got over": the chorus girl novel and the musical stage -- The bridge: motifs in contemporary musical fiction
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-283) and index
Series Modernist literature & culture

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