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Writing Jazz
Race, Nationalism, and Modern Culture in the 1920s





ISBN 9781138987388
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Music and National Culture; Chapter 2 “The Jazz Age”; Chapter 3 F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Instabilities of Whiteness; Chapter 4 Wandering Aesthetic, Wandering Consciousness; concl Conclusion;

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Biography

Nicholas M. Evans

Reviews

"Eschewing traditional musicological jazz criticism, Nicholas Evans focuses his study on written accounts of jazz to reveal the music's broader cultural significations during the second and third decades of the twentieth century. Rather than redefining jazz, Evans analyzes what people thought and felt when they came into contact with it." -- American Literature