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Conversations with Albert Murray

Conversations with Albert Murray( )
Editor: Maguire, Roberta S.
Author: Murray, Albert
ISBN:978-1-57806-007-8
Publication Date:Nov 1997
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $71.50
Book Description:

As a cultural critic, biographer, essayist, and novelist, Albert Murray has had a wide-ranging and profound influence on American art in the decades since the Second World War. Artists as diverse as Walker Percy, Romare Bearden, and Wynton Marsalis have drawn from Murray and his ideas on jazz and the blues, modern consciousness, and the role of race in the American identity. His own works include The Hero and the Blues, Train Whistle Guitar, Good Morning Blues: The...
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Book Details
Pages:277
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Biography & Autobiography / General
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 22.9 cm
Author Biography
Murray, Albert (Editor)
Albert Murray was born in Nokomis, Alabama, in 1916. He was educated at Tuskegee Institute, where he later taught literature & directed the college theater. He is the author of many works of fiction & nonfiction, including "The Seven League Boots", "The Blue Devils of Nada" & "The Spyglass Tree". He lives in New York City.

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