Blues Legacies and Black Feminism

Blues Legacies and Black Feminism

Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the lives and art of Black women blues singers and argues that they expressed a Black, working class, feminist perspective

& Taylor

Examining the lives and art of black women blues singers, an African-American professor argues that they expressed a black, working-class, feminist perspective that opposed both white, mainstream culture and that of the black middle class. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1998
ISBN: 9780679450054
Branch Call Number: 782.42164 DAV
Characteristics: xx, 422 p. ; 25 cm


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