Music Is My Life: Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz

@inproceedings{Stein2012MusicIM,
  title={Music Is My Life: Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz},
  author={Daniel Stein},
  year={2012}
}
"Music Is My Life" is the first comprehensive analysis of Louis Armstrong's autobiographical writings (including his books, essays, and letters) and their relation to his musical and visual performances. Combining approaches from autobiography theory, literary criticism, intermedia studies, cultural history, and musicology, Daniel Stein reconstructs Armstrong's performances of his life story across various media and for different audiences, complicating the monolithic and hagiographic views of… Expand
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