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The Geography of Jazz
by Lenard D. Moore

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    List Price: $16.95
    Format: Paperback, 82 pages
    Classification: Poetry
    ISBN13: 9781949467307
    Imprint: John F. Blair, Publisher
    Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
    Parent Company: John F. Blair, Publisher
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    A poetry collection by internationally acclaimed poet Lenard D. Moore focusing on jazz music as an experience and an inspiration.

    In The Geography of Jazz, Moore celebrates jazz music and jazz musicians. Some of the poems address specific events. Others honor individual artists. Many do both. While the poems may not initially signal the rhythms of jazz in their presentation on the page, they convey jazz rhythms through Moore’s deft handling of the poetic line and his use of formal techniques including but not limited to assonance, onomatopoeia, and repetition. This collection also includes a new poetic form, jazzku, an innovation that recalls Japanese haiku and tanka.

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