Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin

Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin

by Susan Curtis

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Overview

By using Scott Joplin's life as a window onto American social and cultural development at the turn of the century, this biography dramatizes the role of one brilliant African American musician in defining the culture of a still-young nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826215475
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Publication date: 07/09/2004
Series: Missouri biography Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

 

Susan Curtis is Professor of History and American Studies and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Purdue University. She is the author of several books, including A Consuming Faith: The Social Gospel and Modern American Culture and The First Black Actors on the Great White Way, both available from the University of Missouri Press.

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