Literature about the Blues and Jazz

Number of Pages 8

The writer discusses what is meant by the terms blues literature and jazz literature, and then provides examples, including short stories by John Clellon Holmes and poems by Sterling Plumpp. The writer argues that although the Blues may be said to have originated as part of black culture, they reflect the experience of oppression no matter the race of the person oppressed. The paper is eight pages long and there are four sources listed in the bibliography.

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