Dancing To A Black Man"s Tune A Life Of Scott Joplin (Missouri Biography) by Susan Curtis

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Published by University of Missouri Press .

Written in English

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  • Composers & musicians,
  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • General

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Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL8166454M
ISBN 100826215475
ISBN 109780826215475

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A full account of ragtime and its place in American culture remains to be written. Susan Curtis's book, "Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin" is a start. Dr Curtis is Professor of History and American Studies and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Purdue by: 2.

Not really a biography, but an episodic social history centering on the life of ragtime composer Scott Joplin. Historian Curtis (Purdue; A Consuming Faith, not reviewed) has selected as her focus several key events in Joplin's life: his rural upbringing in Northern Texas; his undocumented visit to the St.

Louis Exposition, where he may have performed; his years in Sedalia, Mo., where he. "Dancing to a Black Man's Tune renders Scott Joplin as a man and an artist whose musical genius served as his weapon in the struggle toward a whole America.

Susan Curtis's book is more than biography, more than cultural : University of Missouri Press. Dancing to a Black Man's Tune book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By using Scott Joplin's life as a window onto American /5.

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