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The poetry of the blues.

Samuel Barclay Charters

The poetry of the blues.

by Samuel Barclay Charters

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Published by Avon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • American poetry -- African American authors,
  • African Americans -- Music

  • Edition Notes

    77971

    GenreMusic
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264903M
    LC Control Number63017282

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KEVIN YOUNG is the author of ten books of poetry, including Book of Hours, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award; Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels, winner of a American Book Award; and Jelly Roll: A Blues, a finalist for the National Book Award/5(8).

Some of the great blues poets include Sterling A. Brown, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. The title poem of Hughes’ first book, The Weary Blues, is also an excellent example of a blues poem.

It begins: Droning a drowsy syncopated tune, Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon, I heard a Negro play. Down on Lenox Avenue the other night. The blues is known traditionally as a style of music played typically in 12 bars, featuring lyrics that highlight pain and suffering.

The lyrics of blues songs are often as entertaining as they are tragic, and they tend to replicate poetry more than song lyrics, inspiring a sub-genre of poetry known as the blues poem. The Weary Blues went on to become an American classic; it was reissued most recently in by its original publisher Knopf.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

The Poetry of the Blues book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. I think the title speaks for the description of the book /5.

The Weary Blues is among the first works of Langston Hughes and is a benchmark in history of African-American poetic history. The poem was awarded as the best poem of the year by Opportunity magazine where it was first published in /5.

It was tough to pick a top book in but I’m going to have to go with Kendrick Lamar on this one and say Shauna Barbosa’s poetry collection, Cape Verdean Blues, topped my list.

These poems make bodily experiences feel spiritual while also exploring the concerns of someone whose identity lives between two cultures/5(33). By Samuel Charters, photographs by Ann Charters. Book. Musicologist and writer Samuel Charters () considered blues lyrics a profound cultural expression that could connect all people who love poetry.

A pioneer in the exploration of world music, Charters conducted research that brought obscure musicians of the American South and Appalachia. His poetry includes Ballads and Lyrics of Old France (), Ballades in Blue China (), and Grass of Parnassus ().

His anthropology and his defense of the value of folklore as the basis of religion is expressed in his works Custom and Myth (), Myth, Ritual and Religion (), and The Making of Religion (). "A signal event in the history of the music." — Ted Gioia, author of The Delta Blues.

Noted blues historian and folklorist Samuel Charters presents a rich exploration of blues lyrics as poetry. Quoting lyrics by such legends as Son House and Lightnin' Hopkins at length, Charters reveals the depth of feeling and complex literary forms at work within a unique art form.

Poems from the Unpublished "Book of Blues" Jack Kerouac Blues and Haikus ℗ Hanover Records, licensed exclusively to Rhino Word Beat, a. By Langston Hughes. Droning a drowsy syncopated tune, Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon, I heard a Negro play.

Down on Lenox Avenue the other night. By the pale dull pallor of an old gas light. He did a lazy sway He did a lazy sway To the tune o’ those Weary Blues. With his ebony hands on each ivory key. Because the blues is a mingled expression of the life of the Negro in another continent he might prefer to ignore it, but the blues does belong to the Negro, and in both range and depth it is a great body of folk poetry.

English poet, playwright, critic, and librettist Wystan Hugh Auden exerted a major influence on the poetry of the 20th century. Auden grew up in Birmingham, England and was known for his extraordinary intellect and wit. His first book, Poems, was published in with the help of T.S.

Eliot. Just before World War II broke out, Auden emigrated to the United States where he met. Subterranean Blue Poetry is a New Age Internet Poetry and Art Publishing Café.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Charters, Samuel Barclay. Poetry of the blues. New York, Oak. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Charters, Samuel, Poetry of the blues.

New York: Avon, "The Weary Blues" can be read as a defense of blues music as art, but it is also a defense of itself as art. Langston Hughes spent a lot of time trying to write poetry that would be accepted as art, but not at the expense of abandoning his culture.

One of the blues lyrics reads "Ain't got nobody but ma self." Is an identity all you need to make. Poetry with Blues fredag 17 juli A book is a map of life Även idag blir det en belysning av poesifestivaler.

Det rör sig om två storstäders arrangemang som äger rum i nästa vecka. Southbank Centre, London: I London återkommer Southbank Centre's biennal "Poetry International" och de kan därmed utmana sin festival-namne i Rotterdam."The Weary Blues" is a poem by American poet Langston Hughes.

Written in"The Weary Blues" was first published in the Urban League magazine, was awarded the magazine's prize for best poem of the year. The poem was included in Hughes' first book, a collection of poems, also entitled The Weary y: United States. Interview: Kevin Young, Author Of 'Book Of Hours' The poet describes his new book — about the death of his father and the birth of his son — as having a blues sensibility.

"There are moments.