American Pop

From Minstrel to Mojo on Record, 1893-1956
  • 282 Pages
  • 3.62 MB
  • 7520 Downloads
  • English
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Cadence Jazz Books
Genres & Styles - Jazz,
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12145117M
ISBN 101881993337
ISBN 139781881993339

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In the vein of To Kill A Mockingbird and more recent classics like The Twelve-Mile Straight and Miss Jane, American Pop explores the South’s dark side. A probing cultural history, the book is also a literary innovation: The time and place shift from paragraph to paragraph, and its main characters are all antiheros, cathartic and prophetic more than admirable, while the outliers, the family’s dark-skinned.

American Pop is not entirely without its loose ends. Midway through the novel, Wright introduces Robert Vaughn, a young graduate student who abandons the dissertation he’s supposed to be writing and launches headlong into fervent, if unfocused research into the history of Panola Cola and the roiling family conflicts inseparable from its ascent and : Snowden Wright.

In the vein of To Kill A Mockingbird and more recent classics like The Twelve-Mile Straight and Miss Jane, American Pop explores the South’s dark side.

A probing cultural history, the book is also a literary innovation. BookPage. American Pop. captures the best and worst of the twentieth century Wright shows us first what it means to belong to a family; then he shows us what it costs to belong to Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. The rise and fall of a fictitious cola empire and its founding American Pop book.

Perhaps the only throughline in Wright’s (Play Pretty Blues, ) chaotic second novel is the mystery of the secret ingredient in Panola Cola, aka PanCola, formulated by Mississippi pharmacist Houghton Forster, the only son of Scottish unately, no one knows who, among three generations of PanCola Author: Snowden Wright.

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With Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky. The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century/10(K). An irresistible tour de force of original storytelling, American Pop blends fact and fiction, the mundane and the mythical, and utilizes techniques of historical reportage to capture how, in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s words, “families are always rising and falling in America,” and to explore the many ways in which nostalgia can manipulate cultural memory—and the stories we choose to tell about ourselves.

“American Pop” is a sprawling historical novel about one family’s rise to wealth and success in the soft drink business across much of the 20th century. What inspired you Author: Jana Hoops. American pop is pop music in the United States. American folk singer Pete Seeger defined pop music as "professional music which draws upon both folk music and fine arts music".

An early genre of American pop music was the swing craze, a popular dance style in the early part of the 20th century. Jazz artist Rudy Vallée became what was perhaps the first complete example of the 20th century.

In the vein of To Kill A Mockingbird and more recent classics like The Twelve-Mile Straight and Miss Jane, American Pop explores the South’s dark side.

A probing cultural history, the book is also a literary innovation: The time and place shift from paragraph to paragraph, and its main characters are all antiheros, cathartic and prophetic more than admirable, while the outliers, the family’s dark-skinned 3/4(7). American Popular Music, 4e Welcome to the companion website for the Fourth Edition of American Popular Music by Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman.

Containing a number of useful resources for students and instructors, this site is designed to supplement and enhance the material found in the text.

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" a winning pick Any general interest or American history collection will find this a fine, accessible reference, pairing black and white photos with timelines of popular culture events.

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