Spirituals and the birth of a black entertainment industry /

In the first book-length treatment of postbellum spirituals in theatrical entertainments, Sandra Jean Graham mines a trove of resources to chart the spiritual's journey from the private lives of slaves to the concert stage. Graham navigates the conflicting agendas of those who, in adapting spir...

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Main Author: Graham, Sandra J. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]
Series:Music in American life.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: History, Philosophy & Newspaper New Books

Call Number: 782.2530973 G76s
Copy 1 RenewedDue: 10-20-2019