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    • Variations on a theme : the role of music in Toni Morrison´s Jazz 

      Berre, Tone (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2008-11-17)
      African American music and contemporary African American literature are connected both thematically and structurally. This thesis examines the various ways in which Toni Morrison draws on the cultural traditions of her ancestors, especially blues and jazz music, in creating her sixth novel, Jazz. My analysis includes the important contexts of the history and culture of black Americans from slavery ...