Jazz and Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Nelson Algren
The Man with the Golden Arm (novel) 1949

Michael Arlen
The Green Hat (novel) 1924

Dorothy Baker
Young Man with a Horn (novel) 1938

James Baldwin
“Sonny's Blues” (short story) 1957

Imamu Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones)
“The Screamers” (short story) 1967

Ernest Borneman
Tremelo (novel) 1948

Edward Kamau Brathwaite
The Arrivants (poetry) 1973
Mother Poem (poetry) 1977
Sun Poem (poetry) 1982
Middle Passages (poetry) 1993

Chandler Brossard
Who Walk in Darkness (novel) 1952

W. Clapham
Come Blow Your Horn (novel) 1958

Dale Curran
Dupree Blues (novel) 1948

John Daniel
Melancholy Baby (novel) 1986

Ralph Ellison
Invisible Man (novel) 1952

Rudolph Fisher
“Common Meter” 1930 (short story)

Harold Flenders
Paris Blues (novel) 1957

Leon Forrest
There Is a Tree More Ancient than Eden (novel) 1973
The Bloodworth Orphans (novel) 1977
Two Wings to Veil My Face (novel) 1983

E. S. Goldman
Big Chocolate Cookies (novel) 1988

Benny Green
Blame It on My Youth...

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