Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison
Series: Border Crossings
The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...
To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge