Birth of the cool : : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde

Title Birth of the cool : : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde
Names MacAdams, Lewis.
Book Number BR013660
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Cultural history of the American arts scene in the 1940s and 1950s. Examines the derivation of "cool" and evaluates which artists had it, from jazz musicians such as Charlie Parker and Miles Davis, to writers including William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and Allen Ginsberg. Some strong language. 2001.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Arts & Architecture - ART
Literature - LIT
Music & Dance - MAD
History, U.S. - 20th Century - HUT
Braille Book Review, Nov-Dec 2002 - B602
Audience Notes Contains strong language.
LC Subject Bop (Music) - United States - History and criticism
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) - United States - History - 20th century
Call Number 700.97309045 ANF
Language English
Released 2001
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2001 (CPH, transcribing agency. CPH, distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Free Press, c2001.
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