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Stagolee shot Billy, Cecil Brown

Label
Stagolee shot Billy
Title
Stagolee shot Billy
Statement of responsibility
Cecil Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Cecil
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS478
LC item number
.B76 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stagolee (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
  • Ballads, English
  • Literature and folklore
  • African American criminals
  • African American men in literature
  • African American men
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • African Americans
Label
Stagolee shot Billy, Cecil Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-285) and index
Contents
Stagolee shot Billy -- Lee Shelton : the man behind the myth -- That bad pimp of old St. Louis : the oral poetry of the late 1890s -- "Poor Billy Lyons" -- Narrative events and narrated events -- Stagolee and politics -- Under the lid : the underside of the political struggle -- The Black social clubs -- Hats and nicknames : symbolic values -- Ragtime and Stagolee -- The blues and Stagolee -- Jim Crow and oral narrative -- Riverboat rouster and mean mate -- Work camps, hoboes, and shack bully hollers -- William Marion Reedy's white outlaw -- Cowboy Stagolee and hillbilly blues -- Blueswomen : Stagolee did them wrong -- Bluesmen and Black bad man -- On the trail of sinful Stagolee -- Stagolee in a world full of trouble -- From rhythm and blues to rock and roll : "I heard my bulldog bark" -- The toast : bad Black hero of the Black revolution -- Folklore/poplore : Bob Dylan's Stagolee -- The "bad nigger" trope in American literature -- James Baldwin's "Staggerlee wonders" -- Stagolee as cultural and political hero -- Stagolee and modernism
Control code
51171738
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 296 p.
Isbn
9780674010567
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002192241
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Stagolee shot Billy, Cecil Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-285) and index
Contents
Stagolee shot Billy -- Lee Shelton : the man behind the myth -- That bad pimp of old St. Louis : the oral poetry of the late 1890s -- "Poor Billy Lyons" -- Narrative events and narrated events -- Stagolee and politics -- Under the lid : the underside of the political struggle -- The Black social clubs -- Hats and nicknames : symbolic values -- Ragtime and Stagolee -- The blues and Stagolee -- Jim Crow and oral narrative -- Riverboat rouster and mean mate -- Work camps, hoboes, and shack bully hollers -- William Marion Reedy's white outlaw -- Cowboy Stagolee and hillbilly blues -- Blueswomen : Stagolee did them wrong -- Bluesmen and Black bad man -- On the trail of sinful Stagolee -- Stagolee in a world full of trouble -- From rhythm and blues to rock and roll : "I heard my bulldog bark" -- The toast : bad Black hero of the Black revolution -- Folklore/poplore : Bob Dylan's Stagolee -- The "bad nigger" trope in American literature -- James Baldwin's "Staggerlee wonders" -- Stagolee as cultural and political hero -- Stagolee and modernism
Control code
51171738
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 296 p.
Isbn
9780674010567
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002192241
Other physical details
ill.

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