Jumping the Color Line: Vernacular Jazz Dance in American Film, 1929-1945

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Price
$38.00
Publisher
John Libbey & Company
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.79 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780861967438

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About the Author

Susie Trenka holds an MA in English and film studies and a PhD in film studies from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Alongside her academic endeavours, she spent many years learning and teaching vernacular dance styles from the swing era, especially the Lindy hop. She now works as a translator, editor, and museum educator in New Orleans, where she is immersed in jazz culture and continues to learn about America's complex issues of race