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Author Okiji, Fumi, 1976- author.

Title Jazz as critique : Adorno and Black expression revisited / Fumi Okiji.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography and index.
Contents Jazz, individualism and the black modern -- Double consciousness and the critical potential of black expression -- Black dwelling, a refuge for the homeless -- Storytelling, sound and silence -- Postscript : some thoughts on the inadequacy and indispensability of jazz records.
Summary 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.
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Subject Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969. Ästhetik (1958/59). English.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
African American musicians.
African American aesthetics.
Aesthetics, Black.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Okiji, Fumi, 1976- Jazz as critique. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018] 9781503602021 (DLC) 2017045420 (OCoLC)1005776535
ISBN 9781503605862 (electronic bk.)
1503605868 (electronic bk.)