Black Orpheus: Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

Black Orpheus: Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

Black Orpheus: Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

Black Orpheus: Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

Synopsis

This text explores how music has been elevated to the level of religion primarily because of its Orphic, magical power to unsettle oppressive realities, to liberate the soul and to create, at least temporarily, a medium of freedom.
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